Luis Alberto Rodriguez (US)
Image: Luis Alberto Rodriguez, The Defenders - Megan and Leanne, 2020, from the series People of the Mud. Commissioned by Photo Ireland. Courtesy the artist.
Born New York, U.S.
Lives in Berlin, Germany and works internationally
Luis Alberto Rodriguez studied dance at the Juilliard School, New York where he received his BFA. He is a self-taught photographer and has exhibited internationally. His work has been published in various art and fashion publications. In 2017, he was awarded both the Public Prize and the American Vintage prize at 32nd Festival of Fashion and Photography Hyères, France. In the Spring of 2018 he was shortlisted for Document Journal’s The New Vanguard Prize and was one of Red Hook Labs New Artists. In the fall of 2018 he was in residence at CowHouse Studios, Wexford, Ireland in correlation with FUTURES and in collaboration with PhotoIreland. An ensuing book “People Of The Mud” was published by Loose Joints in the Spring of 2020. Most recently, he has been invited to a forthcoming international group project by the International Olympic Committee entitled Olympism Made Visible featuring original work by ten artists working at the intersection of fine art and documentary photography.