Eva Louisa Jonas is a visual artist, facilitator and co-founder of platform UnderExposed*. She is currently based in Brighton, U.K.
Her practice involves building photographic narrative through construction and material – forms at rest or manipulated, influenced by our habitual and gestural environments.
Recent shows include Sketching a Succession as part of Brighton Photo Fringe, October 2020 and >Keep Your Eyes Peeled< at Aff Galerie in Berlin, September 2020. In October 2019 she was selected for the PIC London Collective Strategies program which culminated in the exhibition A Rumour Reached the Village in Why do it together if you can do it alone? at Lewisham Art House.
Eva’s first book Let’s Sketch the Lay of the Land was published in October 2020 with a Parisian publisher, September books.
Drawing from her Artistic Practice she has planned and delivered a variety of workshops with a focus on building participants Photographic and Heritage Skills. She has worked as an Artist Faciliator on the Photoworks LGBTQ+ Photography Club, as well as Archiving Your Life: Queer History Now a project developed in partnership with Photoworks and Queer in Brighton.
*The art platform UnderExposed is interested in mutual learning processes and (un)learning practices. Recent commissions include Chain Reaction ‘Curated by UnderExposed’ a new project included in the Photoworks Annual 26. Communal Rituals as part of the Brighton Centre for the Contemporary Arts online digital program Communal: Passages of Time 2020.
Tracing Realties a new season of the UnderExposed podcast exploring decolonising language and allyship in art practices, is available here now.