Diogo Duarte is a Portuguese artist and photographer based in Edinburgh, with a keen interest in psychological portraiture and self-portraiture, with which he explores identities. Born in Lisbon, he moved to the UK in 2007 to study Psychology and Criminology and then went on to pursue a career in the Psychology field. In 2012, he studied Professional Photography at the London School of Photography and then went on to work for known brands such as Arena, Stella Artois and NFL. Diogo regularly exhibits his Fine Art work in Fine Art Galleries. In 2017, he won the East-West Art Award with his psychological portrait of a Woman. His work has been widely exhibited, including in the UK, Japan, Italy, USA, Canada, Russia and Portugal. His most recent major body of work entitled ‘Caretaking’ made as part of his Masters in Fine Art Practice at The Glasgow School of Art,www.diogo-duarte.com
Alex has a multi-faceted career in the photography industry. After completing a BA in photography at Leeds College of Art he moved to London initially to work for the AOP (the Association of Photographers). Then going on to assist a plethora of photographers in the commercial industry, work in galleries around London curating and hanging shows and also consulting with the small photography agency Pholio.
He also shoots in his spare time using traditional techniques to create conceptual documentary projects some of which have been exhibited in London and online. His imagery concentrates on object, form and the hidden aesthetic that is all around us.
Alex loves to teach and enjoys imparting knowledge about the photograph, how to take them and understand them.