Lot 369 - Carlos Alba - Taipei Streets 1
Analogue Photo printed in digital and painted with watercolour
Signed on Verso
This auction is raising proceeds for The Hepatitis C Trust.
Carlos Alba (*1984 in Madrid, Spain) is visual artist working mainly with photography, video and installation. His work is focused on human and nonhuman relations in the modern world. He is exploring issues from everyday life, especially those which affect vulnerable living beings. He has been living and working in London and Singapore. He is currently based in Madrid, Spain.
2003-2005 Photography & Film, UFV, Madrid, Spain.
2017-2018 MA Photography, University of the Arts London, UK.
2019 Photography and Curation, The Photographers Gallery/University of the Arts London, UK.
Selected Awards and Grants
2023 Finalist. Photo Book Dummy Award. Kassel, Germany.
2017. Recipient Tokyo International Photography Competition. Tokyo, Japan.
2017. Recipient Arts SU, London College of Fashion. London, UK.
2017. Recipient Landskrona Foto Residency. Landskrona, Sweden.
2016. Selected Flash Forward. Magenta Fundation. Toronto, Canada.
2016. Recipient HACER. PhotoEspaña. Comunidad de Madrid. Spain.
2015. Recipient ZONA C Art Award. Santiago de Compostela, Spain.
2021 The Taste Of The Wind. Art Photo BCN. Barcelona, Spain.
2018 The Taste Of The Wind. Tyghuset. Landskrona Foto Festival, Sweden.
2018 The Observation of Trifles. UAL Holborn Gallery. London, UK.
2017 The Observation of Trifles. Auditorio de Galicia. Zona C. Santiago de Compostela, Spain.
2016 The Observation of Trifles. La Fabrica Gallery. Madrid, Spain.
2016 The Observation of Trifles. PHOTOESPAÑA. El Águila. Madrid, Spain.
2011 Fashion Victim. Colegio de España. Paris, France.
Recent Group Exhibitions
2023. Photobook Dummy Award. Photobook Museum. Kassel, Germany.
2022. Small is Beautiful 40th Ed. Flowers. Cork St. London, UK.
2022. HYBRIDS: Forging New Realities as Counter-Narrative. Midnight Sun. Centro Centro, PHE22, Madrid, Spain.
2021. HYBRIDS: Forging New Realities as Counter-Narrative. Midnight Sun. Melkweg, Amsterdam, Holland.
2021. Futures PhotoEspaña. Midnight Sun. Círculo de Bellas Artes. Madrid, Spain.
2021. I'll Bet The Devil My Head. Lianzhou Museum of Photography, Guangdong, China.
Statement about AOAP Submitted Artwork
These images are a reproduction of a body of work that I did in Taipei at the beginning of the Covid pandemic. I took B&W photographs of Tapei´s streets and painted them with the color that I extracted from the rubbish that I found on the street´s floor.
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