Greta Alfaro


Greta Alfaro, photo courtesy the artist

Born in Spain in 1977, she currently lives and works between London and Spain. Her artistic production – which is often designed for a specific location – employs video, installations and photography to develope into historical, anthropological and religious subjects. The artist’s education and training include a Master’s degree in Fine Art Photography from the Royal college of Art in London.

Her solo exhibitions include Invención, curated by Andrea Paasch, Museum Ex Teresa Arte Actual, Mexico City, 2012; Fall On Us, And Hide us, curated by Alba Braza Böils, Spazio Vault, Prato; In Praise of the Beast, featured in 2010 at the Huarte Contemporary Art Centre in Pamplona, Spain; In Ictu Oculi, presented in three occasions during 2009: at the Prize El Cultural de Fotografía, Marta Cervera Gallery, Madrid, Carpe Diem Art & Research, Lisbon, Portugal, and at the Centro Cultural Bastero, Andoain, in Spain. This project was also presented by Bloomberg at the ICA in London in 2010, among works by young emerging artists selected each year.
Her works are featured in collections such as Saatchi, Igal Ahouvi, Yinka Shonibare, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Casa de Velázquez, Fundación BilbaoArte, City Councils of Valencia, Burriana, Puerto Lumbreras and Mislata. Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Florencio de la Fuente. The artist is currently working on an individual project for Generaciones, a prestigious annual price given to young artists, at the cultural center La Casa Encendida in Madrid.