ALFREDO ESPARZA CÁRDENAS

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BIOGRAPHY

 

Alfredo Esparza Cárdenas (Torreón, Mexico, 1980) is a teacher in Humanistic Studies with a specialty in History from the UV of ITESM (2008) and graduated from the Contemporary Photography Seminar at the Image Center in 2012.

His individual exhibitions have been: «Tierra de Nadie» at Galería 1mes 1artista (Mexico City, 2018); "Terra Nullius" at Ramskram Gallery (Reykjavík, 2018); «This Road Isn't» in Galería L (Mexico City, 2017); «Ruptura y Estantíos» at the Museo Casa del Cerro in (Torreón, México, 2007). He has also collectively exhibited his work in countries such as Iceland, Colombia, Italy, Spain, the United States and Mexico. It was selected in the VII edition of Latin America Photography by AI-AP (2018). New York, USA; at the XVIII Photography Biennial of the Image Center (CDMX, 2018); and has been a finalist and special prize in the Third Contemporary Photography Contest (Monterrey, Mexico, 2017). He carried out two artistic residencies in Iceland, the first in Listhús (Ólafsfjörður) and the second in Fish Factory Creative Center (Stöðvarfjörður), both in 2017 In 2011-12, he did an artistic residency at 357 Creative Studio, in Tlalnepantla, Mexico.

He worked from 2012 to 2015 at the National Museum of Popular Cultures, where he was head of the exhibitions department. He was co-founder of “Sin Perder De Vista” (2015-2017), a series of monthly talks at Cine Tonalá (Mexico City) on the production and consumption of photography in Mexico. His work is part of the collection of the Inter-American Development Bank. Lives and works between Torreón and CDMX.

 

WORKS

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Últimos tiempos

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Pinche jente de pueblo icnorante

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1 like a la fuerza de gravedad

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Me pregunto cuantos problemas tenia este hombre o de que se habra dado cuenta...

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Alfredo Esparza Cárdenas

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3.5 x 1.2 m.