Fotografia a Catalunya

Alejandra Carles-Tolrà

Alejandra Carles-Tolrà


Alejandra Carles-Tolrà is a photographer from Barcelona, currently living in London. After graduating in sociology from the University of Barcelona she moved to the USA to focus on her career as a photographer. In addition to working for various photographers and art galleries, in 2013 she obtained a Master's degree in Fine Arts and Photography from Massachusetts College of Art and Design (MassArt), where she was taught by Abelardo Morell, Nick Nixon and David Hilliard, amongst other prestigious photographers. Her work has recently been exhibited and recognised internationally by CNN, Lens Culture, The New York Times Photo Awards, the Huffington Post, Descubrimientos PhotoEspaña, Festival Circulation(s)-Paris and Galeria Valid Foto BCN, amongst others.

Carles-Tolrà has taught photography at the University of New Hampshire (UNH), Massachusetts College of Art and Design (MassArt) and, at the present time, works in collaboration with a number of NGOs in London. Her work examines the relationship between individual and group identity and how the latter affects the former and how, at the same time, individual identity modifies group identity too. In order to understand and capture how these identities mutually affect each other she has immersed herself in the daily lives of US Army cadets, Puerto Rican families residing in Boston, and rugby players at a prestigious US university.


2016 Festival Circulation(s), Juried exhibition by Fetart, Centquatre, Paris, France.

2016 Face It, Group Exhibition, Curated by Lynn H Whitney, Bowling Green State University, Ohio.

2016 Nueva Fotografía Internacional en e...

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GARCÍA, Ruben (ed.). Contemporáneos : treinta fotógrafos de hoy = Contemporaries : thirty photographers of today. Madrid: La Fabrica Editorial, 2005.


Publicacions en línia

SOLDI, Rafael. (25 de febrer de 2016). “Intervie...

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