Evolutionaries. 11th Edition of the Fundación ENAIRE Photography Award

The ENAIRE Foundation presents an exhibition that reflects the support that this entity has delivered in the promotion of photography during 2018. Evolutionaries features the three works awarded in the 11th edition of the ENAIRE Foundation Photography Award and the seven finalists chosen by the jury. The exhibition also includes a representative selection of works by the artist…
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Esteban Pastorino. Remove before flight. A view at the essence of the plane

Airplanes, which for many are objects of cult, conceal an infinite number of details and forms that few people have the possibility of seeing. Iberia opens its hangars to the Argentinian photographer Esteban Pastorino so that he can discover and explore the aesthetic qualities of its fleet. A tour of the complexity of its parts, the beauty…
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s.m.a.r.t Paths Towards Sustainability

 Sze Tsung Nicolás Leong, James Mollison, Boomoon, Naoya Hatakeyama, Thierry Cohen, María Primo, Nick Cobbing, and Rodney Graham. Without sustainability there is no progress, nor will there be a future. Man faces the inevitable and obligatory need to mitigate the damaging effects of human activity on the planet. On the basis of this premise, the present exhibition…
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The best photography books of the year

A photobook is in the first place a book, and as such, it should fulfil its democratic function; that is, to enable information to circulate and reach the greatest number of people possible. The value of a photobook does not lay in each of its images, but the object itself…
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The Great River

The Great River is an artwork in movement; an exhibition that builds upon the idea and the inception of conflict. At the heart of this proposal is an audiovisual project (organised in twenty-one episodes of historic and thematic nature) that has been created and installed for this occasion to incite a critical reflection about the mechanisms and structures…
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A Show of Contemporary Photography from Uruguay

Roberto Fernánez, Álvaro Zinno, Diego Velazco Suárez, Matilde Campodónico, Irina Raffo, Daniel Bear Block, Magela Ferrero, Ivan Franco, Pablo Alberanga, Jorge Ameal. This exhibition, which has been curated by Roberto Schettini and is on show for the first time in Madrid, offers a journey into the photography of Uruguay through works by ten current photographers whose work varies from creative to documentary approaches. This…
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Imaginary Territories. Trasatlántica, 10 years

Each series in this collective exhibition is a story that surrounds the spectator in a global view of the world, based on current Brazilian photography. These are narratives that flirt with reality in projected sceneries to create a territory of questions, doubts, critiques, and pleasure. This show is the fruit of a selection of works presented at…
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Tomás de Acillona. The pictorialist experimentation

Tomás de Acillona is an excellent representative of the style known as photographic pictorialism in Spain. As an amateur photographer heedful of experimentation in the mid-1920s, he started working with gum bichromate in the company of his friend, the musician Andrés Isasi. Once he gained control of this technique in…
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Marc Pataut. First Attempts

Through his photographic work, Marc Pataut proposes a connection between collective and individual practices, bringing light to the coexistence of distinct realities. He focuses on the most disadvantaged groups, with whom he explores ways of broadening the photographic gesture and the category of the artist by on occasion sharing the…
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An Approach to AFAL. The Autric-Tamayo Donation

Alberto Schommer, Carlos Pérez Siquier, Gabriel Cualladó, Gonzalo Juanes, Joan Colom, Julio Ubiña, Leopoldo Pomés, Oriol Maspons, Francisco Gómez, Francisco Ontañon, Ramón Masats, Ricard Terré, Xavier Miserachs. The collective Grupo Afal originated from AFAL, a magazine specialised in photography and cinema published between 1956 and 1963 that was founded by José María…
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Discovering Luis Masson

The work Luis Leon Masson, created in large part between 1858 and 1866, is a noteworthy compilation of photographic images that until now have remained in oblivion. However, research has lead to the discovery of an admirable group of photographs created at the dawn of photography by this Frenchmen who,…
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Carlos Cánovas. In Time

In Time is journey through the work of Carlos Cánovas from the 80s to the present, featuring 128 photographs grouped into six series: Tapias (1980), Beyond Walls (1983-1990), Vallès Oriental (1990), Landscape of no Return (1993-1994), Anonymous Landscape (1992-2005), and Seventh Heaven (2007-2017). The photographer´s entire body of work constitutes…
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Moda! Spanish fashion through photography

PHotoESPAÑA, the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport, together with the Museo del Traje have come together to pay tribute to Spanish fashion through international photography. The exhibition featuring images from leading publications (Telva, Vogue, Elle, Harpers Bazar…), as well as national and international authors, places nearly a hundred images…
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Carmen Calvo. Repose and dizziness

Carmen Calvo recovers old photographs from family albums (from the 40s and 50s for the most part), which she finds in street markets to later decontextualise them and offer different connotations. They are images taken from oblivion that are given a second life and are charged with new meanings. This…
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Musuk Nolte. Island’s Shadow

Musuk Nolte won the past edition of the Elliott Erwitt Havana Club 7 Fellowship to produce a new body of work, Island´s Shadow, presented now in PHotoESPAÑA. Throughout his trajectory, the Peruvian photographer has developed a recognisably woeful but poetic style in which the artistic and documentary qualities come together.…
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