Carlos Alba


Carlos Alba (born 1984 in Madrid, Spain; lives and works in London, UK) is visual artist working mainly with colour photography and video. His work is focused on human relations and conflicts in the modern world. His images have a conceptual approach and they reflect contemporary social issues from a positive point of view. His tools are objects and archives that help him to find the photographs and videos that he wants to take.  He is currently studying MA Photography at University of the Arts London. He was a recipient of the Tokyo International Photography Award (2017), Landskrona Foto Residency (2017), Zona C Visual Artist Awards (2016) and Flash Forwards UK (2016).  He was a finalist of BMW Art Residency (2017), Encontros Da Imagem (2017, 2016), Grand Prix Fotofestiwal (2016) and Descubrimientos PhotoEspaña (2015). His work was exhibited most recently at Format Festival (Derby, UK, 2017), Fotofestiwal Art Inkubator (Lodz, Poland, 2016), PhotoEspaña (Madrid, Spain, 2016), Festival Circulation(s) (Paris, France, 2016)…  His recent artist book “The Observation of Trifles” published by La Fabrica (2016) is in collections such as Tate Modern (UK), Harvard (USA), Landskrona Museum (Sweden) and Fotocolectania (Spain).

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