Born in Madeira Island, Portugal, Igor Pjörrt is a London based photographer traversing the intersections of masculinity, intimacy, and temporality through his work. Pjörrt often takes inspiration from his own experiences of isolation and trauma, approaching photography as a tool of exploration as he seeks avenues of personal and collective healing.

What is a misconception about upcoming photographers you’d like to dispel?
That they’re upcoming.

What is exciting to you about where photography is heading?
The transgression and intersection of media. Also, an increasing visual fatigue that might lead to some kind of shift regarding how we share images.

What is the one picture you wanted to take but never did?
My umbilical cord.

What do you hope your contribution to photography is?
To re-imagine photo as a tool for reminiscing and accessing particular emotions.

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