Bruna Valença, 26, photographer and video maker from Recife, Brazil. Fan of analog photography and dreamy aesthetics, her main body of work nowadays is focused on portraying women through a female gaze, pure, real and transparent. Her photographs ideas usually comes from dreams, at night, and she's very influenced by the aesthetics of the subconscience and by the feeling of ephemerality as a form of expression.da sensação de efemeridade como uma maneira de expressão. The main focus about her work it's a search for purity. "I want to produce images that brings me peace, always."
Work / Education
Studied Direction at the Prague Film School, in Czech Republic. Worked in several short films and as a photographer covering fashion weeks such as NYFW(New York Fashion Week), PFW (Paris Fashion Week) and SPFW (São Paulo Fashion Week). Won "People's Choice Award 2011" from See.Me Institution (Artists Wanted) (USA) from the Exposure Competition. Was a finalist at the Life Framer (UK) competition "A World of Cultures", 2013. Won honorable mention at the category “Advertising and Portrait” at MIFA (Moscow International Foto Awards) 2015. Was featured at the July issue of Teen Vogue, 2016. Was selected to participate on the next edition of Creative Quarterly, 2017.