Juno Seunghui Joo has been awarded the Under 30s IPE Award for her series What a death made us do.
Juno Seunghui Joo is a South Korean photographer who works in London, UK. Juno explores various issues surrounding humanity through tableau photography. These may include relationships, communication, traditions, and cultural heritage. Her work is eclectic in its subject matter, ranging from very fundamental human problems to highly personal matters. Juno's work is characterised by the use of various mise-en-scènes and metaphors, creating a cinematic storytelling structure.
Selector Siqi Li describes Juno's series as "mysterious, sombre but often playful, a collision between tradition and modernity. "
On receiving the Under 30s IPE Award Juno Seunghui Joo said:
"It is a great honour for me to be one of the winners exhibiting at RPS. Being recognised by such a renowned organisation is such a privilege and a reassurance to me and my work."