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PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER

Portfolio - Violeta Sofia- Hear my Voice

March 2024

 

It's difficult to pin photographic artist Violeta Sofia down to one gender, since she's equally adept at shooting portraits, fashion spreads and fine a

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ALL ABOUT PHOTO

Photographers to Discover

25 February 2024

Violeta Sofia is a photographer, artist and activist whose journey is as rich and diverse as her artistic portfolio. Born in Cameroon and raised in Spain from a young age, Violeta's multicultural upbringing deeply influences her work, which often explores themes of identity, diversity, and human connection.

 

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OUTERNET LONDON X CAMDEN

Camden launches ‘From The Lens to the Runway’ to showcase local Black creatives

18 October 2023

Last night, Camden Council in partnership with Outernet London launched ‘From The Lens to The Runway’, a series of digital installations celebrating joy, freedom, and community as part of this year’s Black History Season.

 

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National Portrait Gallery ‘Art Reframed’,

LONDON POST

Art Reframed: Russell Tovey Unveils Sky of Iconic Portraits over The West End

 

27 July 2023

 

Heart of London Business Alliance’s award-winning cultural initiative, Art of London, today revealed a new public art installation, ‘Art Reframed’, developed in partnership with the newly reopened National Portrait Gallery.

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CHRISTIE'S

Selfhood: Explorations of Being and Becoming in 20th and 21st Century Art

 

Opening at Christie’s in London on 20 June through 13 July, the cross platform exhibition will be available online until 31 August and includes top works by Tracey Emin, Cinga Samson, Alice Neel, Suzanne Valadon, Violeta Sofia and many more.

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NPG INTERVIEW

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EXHIBITION- Upcoming

Solo Exhibition

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SHOTS NEWS 2022

VIOLETA SOFIA JOINS RSA FILMS PHOTO & ART.

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DAVID REVIEWS 2022

VIOLETA SOFIA JOINS RSA FILMS PHOTO & ART.

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the Journal of the Royal Photographic Society

THE JOURNAL OF THE ROYAL PHOTOGRAPHIC SOCIETY

Five Head Turners to Watch

March 2024 Print Issue 

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HIRED HANDS MODELS

Meet the Model

3 February 2024

In this months Meet The Models, we've been chatting to new our signing Violeta.  

 

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YOUR LUXURY AFRICA

A Creative Purpose: Through The looking Glass interview

16 August 2023

Portrait Photographer Violeta Sofia captures images that  immortalise not only the physical appearance of her subjects, but their emotions, stories and inner Beauty , too. 

 

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MAGAZINE

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VOGUE

8 Things You Just Can't Miss At The New Reopened National Portrait Gallery

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CLEAR CHANNEL

2023 Outdoor Media Awards

Community Social Impact Award Winner

The Outdoor Media Awards are here to celebrate the best-of-the-best in outdoor advertising - those that harnessed the power of the poster, showcasing the incredible abilities of OOH. 

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70:15:40 PROJECT - July 2023

Meet the 2023 Winners

Congratulations to Violeta Sofia, Hanna Ali, Roman Manfredi & Paloma Tendero, who will each receive £40,000 worth of support to create and exhibit their photo series. Learn more about each Professional and Emerging category Winners below.

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LITTLE BLACK BOOK 2022

Violeta Sofia Joins Ridley Scott Creative Group’s RSA Photo and Art

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CHERRYDECK 2021

8 Under-Represented Black Female Photographers

Some time ago, Violeta Sofia reached out to the Cherrydeck Team pointing out how she felt black female photographers were still under-recognised. She found beautiful members in our community and suggested that we dedicate a piece to all of these wonderful artists.

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ART PLUGGED INTERVIEW

Violeta Sofia: Capturing the Essence of Diversity, Acceptance, and Self-Love

22 March 2024

Sometimes, a photograph alone can convey my thoughts; other times, the depth of expression requires the added layers and textures of paint

 

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ART PLUGGED

New Visions and Voices: Contemporary Portraits by Women

23 January 2024

Following the success of its inaugural exhibition “Reframing Narratives” at the National Portrait Gallery, which featured Violeta Sofia as the sole contemporary photographer of colour, the gallery is expanding its lens. Violeta Sofia, renowned for her celebrity photography work, proposed an ambitious project to Flavia Frigeri, the exhibition curator, emphasising the need for greater inclusivity. This collaboration has culminated in an exhibition titled “A Creative Constellation: Contemporary Women in the Arts”

 

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NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY

Reframing Narratives: Women in Portraiture

 

In partnership with Chanel, the NPG aquires two portrait by Violeta Sofia to be part of the upcoming exhibition Reframing Narratives: Women in Portraiture in June 2023. the exhibition aims to enhance the representation of women in the Gallery’s Collection and highlight the often overlooked stories of individual women who have shaped British history and culture.

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ePHOTOzine

70:15:40 Project UK Winners Announced

July 2023

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ENGLISH NATIONAL OPERA x Mobile Art Disco

Under the Skin - Commission

Violeta has been commissioned a Hand Masted for an exhibition starting in September. 

 

The English National Opera has always prized itself on making the art form accessible via the removal of language barriers that some consider elitist – and their current scheme for the introduction of diversity amongst producers is already delivering some spectacular results.

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EYE FESTIVAL 2022

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THE AGENTS CLUB 2022

PORTFOLIO

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FLUX REVIEW 2020

Q&A

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