El PHotoESPAÑA Master in Photography , in collaboration with the Alcobendas City Council, organizes the master class open to the public, given by the photographer Magdalena Correa, at the Alcobendas Art Center, on Thursday, April 8, at 18:00 p.m.
Magdalena Correa stops in those isolated and unknown geographical and human spaces, where a form of human life develops "in precarious", which also has to withstand the harsh conditions imposed by a nature of great power. He comes into contact with the environment and its inhabitants and elaborates a field work that through photography and video builds a personal perspective, with which it invites us to reflect on human life that happens in these hard-to-reach territories doomed to oblivion. .
Magdalena Correa Larraínes Graduated in Fine Arts with a mention in engraving from the Universidad Católica de Chile. PhD in photography and video from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia and accredited by ANECA. Master in Photography Direction at ECAM, Madrid Film School. He has been a member of the Research Line "Applications to Audiovisual and Multimedia Systems" of the Engineering Department of the Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Barcelona and a teacher in the Fine Arts Degree at the Antonio de Nebrija University.
He has specialized in photographic and video research projects on isolated and extreme territories where man lives. Lines of investigation: “Austral” (2006) on the XI Region of Aysén in southern Chile, “La Disappearance” (2008) on the Gobi deserts in China and Mongolia and the Atacama deserts in northern Chile, “Níveo” (2011) on the Chilean town “Villa Las Estrellas” located in Antarctica, “La Rinconada” (2013) on the highest gold mine in the world located at 5.600 meters high in the Ananea District, Peru, “Luxury has a new Address ”(2014) on the wealth and ostentation of Kuwaiti society,“ Wayúu ”(2015) on the Wayúu ethnic group located in the Alta Guajira desert, Colombia,“ Suiti ”(2018) on the Suiti culture (intangible heritage of the Unesco endangered) located in Alsunga, Latvia.
Some individual exhibitions in Institutions and Museums: Palacio de la Virreina, Barcelona, Spain, Casa Asia, Barcelona, Spain, Fundación Telefónica Chile, Fundación Telefónica Buenos Aires, Argentina, Instituto Cervantes de Peking, China, Instituto Cervantes de Chicago, USA, Instituto Cervantes de Sao Paulo, Brazil, Centro of Art and Nature of Huesca, Spain, Museum of Fine Arts of Santander, Spain, Caja de Burgos Art Center, Spain, Museum of Fine Arts of Santiago de Chile, Museum of Contemporary Art of Santiago de Chile, Museo Da Casa Brasileira, Sao Paulo, Brazil, (CAF) Andalusian Center of Photography, Almería, Spain, Alcobendas Art Center, Madrid, Spain, Casa América, Madrid, Spain, Laboratory Museum, Pescara, Italy, Casal de Solleric, Palma de Mallorca, Spain, CEART, Tomás y Valiente Art Center, Fuenlabrada, Madrid. etc.
Some group exhibitions and participation in fairs: 2017 "Feria Arco" (Madrid), Adora Calvo Gallery, Salamanca, Spain. 2016 "Art Basel Fair", (Hong Kong), Casa Asia, Barcelona, Spain. 2015 “Summer Exhibition”, Kabe Contemporary Gallery, Miami, USA. 2014 “La Disappearance”, in the exhibition project: “Languages and Aesthetics of Spanish Video Art”, Songwon Art Center in Seoul, South Korea. 2014 video "Paralelos I", selected in ARTPORT "Cool Stories IV" and presented at Cinema Planeta: Palacio de Cortés, Cuernavaca, Mexico. 2013, among others.
Some of the Public and Private Collections where his work is: Cáceres City Council, Spain, Metro, Santiago de Chile, Lleida County Council, Spain, Santiago de Chile Museum of Contemporary Art, Matucana 100 Center, Santiago, Chile, Reina Sofía Museum Audiovisual Department, Madrid, Spain, Art Center Caja De Burgos, Spain, IVAM, Valencian Institute of Modern Art, Valencia, Spain, Santander Museum of Fine Arts, Spain, Art and Nature Center, Huesca, Spain, Telefónica Foundation, Chile, among others.
Link of Interest: www.magdalenacorrea.com
Date: Thursday, April 8, 2021
Hours: 18:00 p.m. - 19:30 p.m.
Venue: Paco de Lucía Auditorium, Alcobendas Art Center
Address: C / Mariano Sebastián Izuel, 9. 28100 - Alcobendas
Face-to-face modality. Free entry until 50% of the capacity is completed.
Image: © Magdalena Correa