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Introducing Greta Alfaro

Over the next few days until Saturday – VITRINE’s opening – we will be profiling one of the emerging artists exhibiting at the show.

Today we would like to introduce :-

Greta Alfaro
Spain, 1977. Lives and works in London.

MA graduate in Photography from the Royal College of Art, London and BA from Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Spain. Her work has received grants and prizes from different institutions such as Beca CAM de Artes Plásticas, Genesis Foundation London, Ministerio de Cultura de España, Matadero-City Council of Madrid, Casa de Velázquez, Government of Mexico, Government of Navarra, Foundation BilbaoArte and Rogaland Art Centre. Among her recent exhibitions are the groups shows Bloomberg New Contemporaries at the ICA London, Visionary Trading Project at Guest Projects, London, Inéditos. Inanimate Beings at La Casa Encendida, Madrid, and the solo shows Elogio de la Bestia at the Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Huarte in Spain, In Ictu Oculi at Carpe Diem Arte & Pesquisa in Portugal and Ricorrenza at Dryphoto art contemporanea in Italy. Alfaro’s video work has been recently screened at the Centre Pompidou in Paris, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, International Film Festival Rotterdam and Caixa Forum Madrid.

Artistic Statement:
We visualize the barren landscape of desire and will. Through the cracks of our consciousness, breaking the comfort of alienation, we catch, from time to time, glimpses of corruption, decline and decay that belong to our very selves. The phantoms appear, the dead change sides. Ours is a posthumous celebration.

Still from: Fall On Us, And Hide Us, 2011.

Web: http://www.gretaalfaro.com/

Greta’s piece In Ictu Oculi, (2009) will be exhibited in Vitrine – 11 colourful outside jobs, a public moving image exhibition in the streets of Brighton as part of the White Night, 29th to 30th October 7pm to 6am.


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