Portuguese and Brazilian, Liza Moura is a photographer based in Paris since 2011. She graduated in 2018 from Spéos Professional Photography in 2 years program, specializing in Photojournalism.
Photography is for her an intrinsic necessity, she uses it as a way to express herself about different cultures, peoples and events. Liza uses her experience in Law and Art History to develop her projects and documentaries which always have a social, cultural and political aspect, showing the current reality and the different aspects of society and the environment.
Her work has already been noticed and rewarded as she is the winner of the Grand Prix Photoreportage Étudiant – Paris Match / Prix du Public 2018 with her series “Jaurès, le coin de L’espoir”, for which she was interviewed by FranceInfo radio.
She is also a laureate of the BYOPAPER! 2018 as part of the Rencontres d’Arles 2018 (International Photography Meetings).
In 2019, Liza was awarded the Discovery Prize at the Perpignan Off Festival with the series “Loss of Cultural Identity” for which she was interviewed on RFI Radio France International and the Coup de Coeur de l’ANI (Association Nationale des Iconographes) at Visa Pour l’Image.
She also won second place in the 2019 Mark Grosset Prize with the series “Jaurès, le coin de L’espoir”.
Her latest series “Chicago loves room” was published in Fisheye Magazine and was also exhibited during Fotofever 2019 at the Carrousel du Louvre in an all-female space.
Her photographs have been exhibited in Paris, Arles, Lyon, Vendôme, Perpignan and Chicago.
In 2020, Liza presented her exhibition “Les oubliés” at the Fabrique de la Solidarité in Paris, with photographs taken in Paris and other cities around the world.
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