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1956 Born on March 22nd, in León, to Mercedes Pérez de Angüello, BA (History) and Carlos García-Alix (1923-1990), an ophthalmologist trained in New York by Doctor Castroviejo. The oldest of five children, together with his twin brother Alfredo, followed by Carlos, Lola and Guillermo (Willy).

1967 The family moves to Madrid, where he completes his Secondary Education. 1975 Begins, but drops out of, his undergraduate degree in Law.

1976 Signs up to the Faculty of Information Science in the area of Image. He drops out of it soon thereafter. He moves out of home and lives with his friend, Fernando País (1957-1995), in a house at El Rastro, where they set up their first lab. Here he begins his relationship with photography. Be-friends the illustrator Ceesepe and El Hortelano. Finds a Nikon F2 camera with a 20 mm lens. Publishes his first photographs in the Barcelona-based magazine Star (No.22), including its front cover.

1977 Establishes Cascorro Factory together with Ceesepe. Together, they publish and sell fanzines and periphery press. They pirated and photocopied US comics from Spain, Clay Wilson, Moscoso or Robert Crumb, translated by Montxo Algora. He meets Teresa López Artiga (1951-1995). They are part-ners until 1982.


drawings and text by Ceesepe, about García-Alix´s photography. His por-traits of the singer Alaska and the group Kaka de Luxe are published by the Barcelona-based magazine Disco exprés. The publishing house Star Books publishes his photographs in the front cover of some of their books, including No. 26, called Sábado noche en el barrio de mis sueños.

1979 First colour photographs.

1980 The second issue of the Madrid-based magazine Dezine publishes a port-folio that includes two of his photographs: Boxeadores (Boxers) and Willy y Carlos en la puerta de la Bobia (Willy and Carlos at Bobia´s doorstep). 1981 Attends an exhibition of August Sander at the Instituto Alemán, and a group

exhibition of North American photographers called Mirrors and Windows. Fotografía norteamericana desde 1960 at the Fundación Juan March, where he discovers the work of Diane Arbus, Danny Lions and Walker Ev-ans. Both exhibitions prove decisive in his relationship with photography. He meets the poet and art critic Francisco <<Quico>> Rivas (1953-2008), with whom he would develop a lasting friendship. Quico takes his photo-graphs to Galería Buades in Madrid, where he holds his first solo exhibi-tion, in December, that same year.

1982 Second solo exhibition, at Galería Moriarty, in Madrid.

1983 The year of his initiation in the medium format with a Mamiya 6 x 4.5 cam-era.

Together with Ceesepe, he directs the short film El día que muera Bombita, produced by TVE for the show Pista libre.

His work appears on the front cover of records by Los Coyotes and Pis-tones, both of them bands whose members were also his friends.

A portfolio of thirteen of his photographs is published by the Madrid-based magazine Aquí imagen, in its issue No. 21.

He is nominated for the prize Premio Ícaro de Artes Plásticas, which was ultimately awarded to his friend Ouka Leele.

He meets the singer/songwriter Ana Curra, who had been a member of the bands Alaska and Los Pegamoides; she founded the bands Páralisis Permanente, together with Eduardo Benavente; and following Eduardo´s death, was the leader of the band Seres Vacíos. They are partners until 1987.

1984 His brother, Willy (1960-1984), dies on June, 4th.

He writes, directs, narrates and acts in the short black and white film No hables más de mí for the show La edad de oro, by Paloma Chamorro.


Solo exhibitions at the Portfolio Gallery in London and Galería Palace in Granada.

1985 Solo exhibition at the Galería Moriarty in Madrid. Together with other six Spanish photographers, he is part of the exhibition Les nouveaux imagi-naires, organized by Luis Revenga and presented at the Photograpy Mu-seum in Charleroi. This exhibition travelled to several countries in Europe.

He begins his photography collaboration with the jeweller Chus Burés. 1986 Solo exhibition at Galería La Cúpula in Madrid. Sets up his Studio in a

warehouse at the Calle Martínez Corrochano, where he remains until 1995. Its surroundings serve as setting for the series of photographs which Gar-cía-Alix defines as “Under the light of the Walls”.

Buys his first second-hand Hasselblad camera, with an 80 mm lens. Exhibits at Galería Forum in Tarragona.

1987 Meets the stylist and designer Susana Loureda, with whom he collaborates. Later, she becomes his (romantic) partner. Sur exprés, the Madrid-based magazine directed by Borja Casani, publishes texts and portraits of artists and friends, such as Elena Mar, Iván Zulueta and Gabinete Caligari, among others. First works with the fashion designer Manuel Piña (1944-1994), with whom he would share many photography sessions and establish a great friendship.

1988 The Culturas supplement of Diario 16 publishes the monographic work Mu-jeres para un año nuevo (Women for a New Year), with thirteen portraits by Alberto García-Alix.

He exhibits Bajo la luz de las tapias (Under the light of the walls) at Galería Moriarty.

First trip to Formentera, a place that he will visit repeatedly and which will provide the setting for many of his portraits.

1989 He establishes the group La Tripulación and the magazine El canto de la Tripulación. Its first issue bears the name Motos.

Opens a show at the exhibition hall of the Universidad de Valencia. The second issue of El canto de la tripulación is published. Its title is Para el placer de las mujeres, and its front cover is by Ceesepe.

Begins a regular collaboration with the Sunday magazine of the daily news-paper El País, directeded by Alberto Anaut.


1990 Third issue of El canto de la tripulación, bearing the title No te mueras nun-ca.

Organises the exhibition La mirada indeleble at Galería Moriarty, for which he selects pieces by Luis Baylón, Carlos Canet, Juan Manuel Castro Pri-eto, Javier Esteban, Alberto García Sáez, Javier Inés (1956-1991), Chema Madoz, Jose Luís Santalla and Mireia Sentís.

His father dies on July 12.

1991 Fourth issue of El canto de la tripulación, bearing the title Y si no hay vien-to, habrá que remar.

He is part of the exhibition Cuatro Direcciones. Fotografía española con-temporánea (1979-1990), organised by the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía in Madrid, which travels abroad. The catalogue includes six of his pieces, next to a text by Manuel Santos.

1992 Fifth issue of El canto de la tripulación, bearing the title Perro que come manteca, mete el hocico en la olla.

Exhibitions in León and Madrid. The work of El canto de la tripulación is displayed by the galleries Tráfico de Arte and Detursa.

Sixth issue of El canto de la tripulación, devoted in full to Pierre Mac Orlan´s novel, Le chant de l’équipage, with a prologue by Ramón Gómez de la Serna.

1993 Seventh issue of El canto de la tripulación, devoted to Ramón Gómez de la


Begins a series of collaborations with El Europeo, a quarterly magazine di-rected by Borja Casani.

Exhibits Los malheridos, los bienamados, los traidores, a show organized by the universities of Valencia and Salamanca.

1994 Launch of the book, Bikers, with 78 photographs by Alberto García-Alix. Eighth issue of El canto de la tripulación, bearing the title El último viaje de


He participates in the creation of the motorcycle Racing team Pura Vida Team, which takes part in two editions of the Spanish Speed


Marries Susana Loureda in A Coruña, with whom he will be together until


Is part of the group exhibitions Seven Spanish Photographers, which took place in London on the occasion of the Spanish Art Festival; Madrid años 80, imágenes de La Movida; and Fotografía española, un paseo por los


Germán del Caso and Javier Esteban shooted a video of three-hour-long conversation with Alberto García-Alix, from which they extract the docu-mentary piece played in 1998 during the exhibition Fotografías 1977-1998.

He co-edits the collection Los Libros del Cuervo, published by the maga-zines El Europeo and El Canto de la Tripulación.

He delivers the conference <<El arma de un crimen>>, as part of the sum-mer courses offered by the Universidad Complutense de Madrid and im-parted at El Escorial.

1995 Ninth issue of El canto de la tripulación, bearing the title El que se de-sangra con la vida recupera otra sangre. First collaboration with La Fábrica. The first issue of the magazine Matador, directed by Alberto Anaut, publishes a revised version of El arma de un cri-men. This text later becomes a manifesto of his way to understand


He exhibits La soledad de mis delirios at Garlería Moriarty.

1996 Ana Curra, César Scappa and Alberto García-Alix edit the album Poética, on the occasion of the first Festival Internacional de Poesía de Madrid.

He exhibits Cara a cara at Galería H2O in Barcelona.

He is awarded the Passport Prize in recognition of his full body of work. He joins the magazine El Europeo, acting as sub-editor.

1997 Solo exhibition at the Teatro García Lorca in La Habana, and at Galería Spectrum in Zaragoza.

He delivers a workshop about portraiture at Les Recontres Internationales d’Arles.

Published the tenth and final issue of El canto de la tripulación, which bears the title Calavera no llora.

1998 PhotoEspaña presents, in its first edition, the exhibition Retrospectiva 1977-1998, curated by Mireia Sentís and Jose Luís Gallero, which is first dis-played at the Círculo de Bellas Artes de Madrid. For the first time, García-Alix work is seen as a whole. The exhibition travels around the country.


1999 Is awarded the Premio Nacional de Fotografía, conferred by the Ministry of Culture of Spain.

Carries out a solo exhibition at the Galerie VU in Paris. Exhibits Color, a show that assembles a selection of his work in colour, carried out between 1976 and 1983, at the Galería Moriarty and at the Maior Gallery in Palma de Mallorca.

He is part of the groups exhibitions 150 años de fotografía en España, at Círculo de Bellas Artes in Madrid, and El jardín de Eros, at the Tecla Sala in Barcelona.

Works with Kira Enss, who was trained in his lab, and with whom he contin-ues to work to date, together with José Manuel Castro Prieto.

Starts to lecture at the photography school EFTI in Madrid. 2000 Solo exhibition El eco de mis pasos, at the EFTI hall in Madrid.

2001 Holds a long conversation with Mireia Sentís and José Luís Gallero, includ-ed in the collection Conversations with Photographers, publishinclud-ed by the Fundación Telefónica and La Fábrica Editorial.

Solo exhibition, Madrid, Movida and Beyond, at the Instituto Cervantes in London.

Takes part in the group exhibitions España, ayer y hoy, at the Museo Na-cional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, and Mirada española at the Metropolitan Museum of Manila in the Philippines, organized by La Fábrica and the Insti-tuto Cervantes.

Befriends the photographer Anders Petersen at the Internationale Fototage in Herten, Germany.

2002 Retrospective exhibition, Llorando a aquella que creyó amarme, organised by the Ministry of Culture, at the Museo Español de Arte Contemporáneo. This show, curated by Lola Garrido in collaboration with Pamela Spitz, is part of the V edition of PHotoEspaña and travels through the most impor-tant venues of the AECI in South America: Mexico, Argentina, Peru, Brazil and Venezuela.

Tell me words of love in Spanish is exhibited at Galería Juana de Aizpuru in Seville.

Double exhibition in Paris: solo exhibition, Lo que dura un beso, at the Ka-mel Mennour Gallery, and group exhibition, Trottoires, organized by Chan-tal Crousel at La Poste du Louvre.


about the work of fellow photographer Nan Goldin at the Museo Nacional de Arte Reina Sofía in Madrid.

2003 Quits Madrid and moves to Paris.

Creates his first video, Mi alma de cazador en juego, which comprises his own photographs, video images and his voice off camera reading an origi-nal text. This work was commissioned by the gallerist Chantal Crousel. It opened during the group exhibition Par le chas d’une auguille.

He exhibits Je t’en prie, at the Galería Juana de Aizpuru, during which Mi alma de cazador en juego is presented in Spain, together with a selec-tion of urban landscapes in large format- a kind of photography, that, ever since, plays an essential role.

Begins collaboration with Nicolás Combarro, with whom he will work in-tensely in his video creations, and who will become the curator to a number of exhibitions.

Is awarded the Premio Bartolomé Ross during PHotoEspaña 2003. 2004 Carries out his second video creation, Extranjero de mí mismo, in París.

This video is exhibited in international institutions, such as the Palais de To-kio in Paris and the I Bienal de Arte Contemporáneo de Sevilla.

He exhibits La línea de la sombra at the Kamel Mennour Gallery. Delivers a photography workshop as part of the summer courses offered by the Universidad Complutense de Madrid at El Escorial.

2005 Moves back to Madrid, where he establishes, together with Nicolás Com-barro, his brother, Carlos García-Alíx, Guillermo Salafranca and Enrique Miret, the producing company No Hay Penas. Is awarded the Premio de Fotografía by the Community of Madrid.

2006 Opens simultaneously two large exhibitions in Madrid: Tres videos tristes, the trilogy he had begun with his prior video work, and which comes to an end with Tres moscas negras, at the hall of the Depósito Isabel II of the Community of Madrid, and No me sigas… Estoy perdido, which collects 100 images produced by the artist between 1976 and 1986 in 35 mm for-mat, at the exhibition hall of the Fundación Canal. Both of them are curated by Nicolás Combarro.

Life tattooed on paper is exhibited at the Fotografie Forum International in Frankfurt.

Solo exhibition at the Brancolini Grimaldi Comtemporary Art Gallery in Rome.


Film-projection and conference about the video pieces Mi alma de cazador en juego and Extranjero de mí mismo at the International Photography Fes-tival in Rome.

Works in New York in an unpublished work for volume “J” of the magazine Matador, curated by Mireia Sentís and Joaquín Gallego.

2007 Exhibits 214x1= 317, at the Galería Juana de Aizpuru in Madrid.

On the occasion of its tenth anniversary, PHotoEspaña presents its third retrospective, curated by Nicolás Combarro, at Les Rencontres Internation-ales d’Arles.

He performs a concert-projection with a selection of 400 of his photo-graphs and live music by Daniel Melingo at the Roman Theatre in Arles.

Is part of the group exhibition Caminos de afinidad. Diez fotógrafos espa-ñoles, organized on the occasion of the year of Spain in China, curated by Olivia María Rubio and organized by Seacex, which is presented in Canton and Beijing. It is his first contact with China, which will prove eye-opening.

Travels to Beijing to start work on the production of the video piece De donde no se vuelve. Residence at the Three Shadow Photography Art, in-vited by its director, the photographer Rong Rong.

2008 Second lengthy trip to Beijing.

Exhibits Far from Home at the Kamel Mennour Gallery, with a selection of photographs taken in Beijing, together with Daido Moriyama’s work about Buenos Aires.

Solo exhibition at the Box Galerie in Brussels.

Is part of the group exhibition Dark Side, at the Fotomuseum Winterthur in Zurich, Switzerland.

De donde no se vuelve is exhibited at the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía in Madrid, curated by Nicolás Combarro. The homologous video piece and a selection of 200 photographs taken between 1976 and 2008 are presented.

La Fábrica publishes his collected texts in a volume that comprises the full extent of his literary work.

2009 His work is exhibited in collective shows in Spain and abroad, such as Frágil (estados líquidos y materias volatiles en la deriva contemporánea), in Uruguay; or años 70. Fotografía y vida cotidiana, in Spain.


2010 Chosen by the daily newspaper El País to carry out an exhibition Project at the paper’s stand in ARCO 2010.

Solo exhibition Alberto García-Alix, tres videos tristes, at the Sala Espacio Ciudad, in Vitoria, Álava.

He takes part in a number of simultaneous collective exhibitions. A piel de cama, miradas sobre un espacio cotidiano, at the Sala Parpalló in

Valencia; Mallorca, at the Arts Santa Mónica in Barcelona; Mi Madrid, at the Maison Folie Wazemmes in Lille, and La mirada del otro, at the Spanish Embassy in Tokio.

2011 De donde no se vuelve, shown at the Moscow House of Photography, and Miami’s Spanish Cultural Center during Art Basel-Miami fair. The video ver-sion is shown at the Shangai N Minutes Festival, Cinematece de Lisboa and the CCE of Mexico.

  Exhibition Un horizonte falso at the OMR Gallery, Mexico DF. Founds with Frederique Bangerter Cabeza de Chorlito Publishing


Exhibits his new project about text and image El paraíso de los creyentes at Las Cigarreras Cultura Contemporánea de Alicante, with a book that contains the images of the Project, the original text and an audiovisual un-der the same title published by Cabeza de Chorlito and La Oficina.


INDIVIDUAL EXHIBITIONS 1981 Buades Gallery. Madrid. Spain.

1982 Moriarty Gallery. Madrid. Spain. 1984 Portfolio Gallery. London, U.K. Espacio Palace. Granada. Spain. 1985 Moriarty Gallery. Madrid. Spain. 1986 Forum Gallery. Tarragona. Spain. La Cúpula Gallery. Madrid. Spain.

1988 Madrid, bajo la luz de las tapias, Moriarty Gallery, Madrid. Spain. 1989 Valencia University. Valencia. Spain.

1992 Tatuajes, Espacio D. Bubión Gallery. Granada. Spain. 1993 Arco Stand Babelia. El Pais. Madrid. Spain.

Los Malheridos, Los Bien Amados, Los Traidores, Valencia University. Spain.

1994 Los Malheridos, Los Bien Amados, Los Traidores, Salamanca University. Spain


Los Malheridos, Los Bien Amados, Los Traidores, Spanish Art Festival. London. U.K.

El eco de mis pasos, H2O Gallery. Barcelona. Spain. 1995 Mi canción, Debla Bubión Gallery. Granada. Spain.

La soledad de mis delirios, Moriarty Gallery. Madrid. Spain.

1996 La soledad de mis delirios, Saro León Gallery. Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. Spain.

Retratos, H2O Gallery. Barcelona. Spain.

Primavera fotográfica, H2O Gallery. Barcelona. Spain. 1997 García Lorca Theatre. Havana, Cuba.

Spectrum Gallery. Zaragoza. Spain.

Van der Voort Gallery. Ibiza. Baleares. Spain. 1998 Zapatos, H20 Gallery. Barcelona. Spain.

Primavera fotográfica, A ras del suelo” H2O Gallery. Barcelona. Spain. García-Alix Fotografías 1977-1998, PhotoEspaña. Círculo de Bellas Artes.

Madrid. Spain. Cavecanem Gallery. Sevilla. Spain. 1999 Alberto García-Alix, VÚ Gallery. Paris. France. Trinta Gallery, Santiago de Compostela. Spain.

García-Alix Fotografías 1977-1998, Municipal Foundation of culture. Valladolid. Diputación de Cádiz. Tenerife.Canarias. Spain.

Color, Moriarty Gallery. Madrid. Maior Gallery. Palma de Mallorca. Spain.

2000 García-Alix Fotografías 1977-1998, Málaga. León. Spain. Autorretratos, H2O Gallery, Barcelona. Spain.

El eco de mis pasos, Posada del Potro de Córdoba. EFTI Madrid. Spain.

2001 García-Alix Fotografías 1977-1998, Tecla Sala Cultural center. Barcelona. Cartagena. Sala Rekalde. Bilbao. Spain.


2002 Tell me words of love in spanish Juana Aizpuru Gallery. Sevilla. Spain. Modern Culture Gallery. Gershwin Hotel. NY. USA. Instituto

Cervantes Manchester. U.K.

Llorando a aquella que creyó amarme, MEAC. Madrid. Spain. Lo que dura un beso Kamel Mennour Gallery. Paris. France Trottoirs-Sidewalks, Chantal Crousel Gallery. Paris. France

2003 Llorando a aquella que creyó amarme, Sala Amós Salvador. Logroño. Spain. Spanish Cultural center. Mexico. Contemporary art museum. Morelia, Mexico. Contemporary art museum. Guajacar. Mexico. Fototeca de Veracruz. Mexico. Guanajuato University. Mexico. Contemporary art museum. Puebla. Mexico.

Mano a mano, Cultural center de la Villa. Madrid. Spain. Je t’en prie, Juana de Aizpuru Gallery. Madrid. Spain.

2004 Mi alma de cazador en juego (projection). Palais de Tokio. Paris. France. El eco de mis pasos, Photomuseum. Zarauz. Spain.

Je t’en prie. Mi alma de cazador en juego, MIAC Lanzarote. Spain. 2005 La línea de sombra, Kamel Mennour Gallery. Paris. France.

2006 Life Tattooed on Paper, FFi - Photography Forum international. Frankfurt. Germany

Alberto García-Alix, Brancolini Grimaldi Arte Contemporanea. Roma . Italy. Alberto García-Alix. Trilogía en video 03-06, CCEBA. Buenos Aires.

Argentina. Instituto Cervantes. Milan. Italy.

Tres videos tristes, Canal de Isabel II. Madrid. Spain

No me sigas… Estoy perdido, Canal F ondation Madrid. Spain

Llorando a aquella que creyó amarme, Sao Paulo Cultural center (AECI). Sao Paulo. Brasil. Fine arts Museum. Rosario. Argentina. Spanish Cultural center. Lima. Peru.

2007 Tres videos tristes, CCCB. Barcelona. Spain.

Llorando a aquella que creyó amarme, AECI Caracas. Venezuela. AECI El Salvador. Salvador.


Alberto García-Alix. Retrospective, Les Rencontres d’Arlès. France. Siempre el mismo cielo, Carles Taché Gallery. Barcelona. Spain. 2008 Viaje al bosque de la noche, Sala Robayera. Santander. Spain. De la misma carne, Box gallery. Brussels. Belgium.

Far from home, with Daido Moriyama. Kammel Mennour Gallery. Paris. France.

De donde no se vuelve, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía. Madrid. Spain.

2010 Una perpetua fuga, Stand El País. Arco 2010. Madrid. Spain

Lo más cerca que estuve del paraíso, Es Baluard Museum. Palma de Mca. Spain. San Francesc. Formentera. Spain.

De donde no se vuelve, UCCA. Beijing. China.

No me sigas… Estoy perdido, Espacio AV. Murcia. Spain.

Mi última mirada a Formentera, Juana de Aizpuru Gallery. Madrid. Spain. Alberto García-Alix, International Film Festival. Estoril. Portugal.

2011 El paraíso de los creyentes, Las Cigarreras Centro Cultura Contemporánea. Alicante.

De donde no se vuelve, Moscow House of Photography. Moscow, Russia. Spanish Cultural Center Miami. Miami, USA

De donde no se vuelve,(film). Spanish Cultural Center Mexico. Mexico DF, Mexico.


COLLECTIVE EXHIBITIONS 1981 De Madrid al frío, Barcelona. Spain.

Su disco favorito, Collective itinerant by several Spanish cities. 1983 Madrid visto por…., Moriarty Gallery. Madrid. Spain.

259 Imágenes. Fotografía actual en España, Círculo de Bellas Artes. Madrid. Spain.

259 Imágenes. Fotografía actual en España, Barcelona. Spain. Brussels. Belgium. Athens. Greece.

1.000.000 de Pavos, Ateneo de Málaga. Spain.

1984 Picnic fotográfico Palacio de Exposiciones y Congresos. Madrid. Spain. Madrid, Madrid, Madrid, Centro Cultural de la Villa, Madrid. Spain.

Cuatro fotógrafos Ateneo de Chamberí, Madrid. Spain.

Tangentes, los jóvenes de los ochenta, Culture Department. Madrid. Spain.

Madrid, Foto Futura, Cultural center de la Villa. Madrid. Spain.

The third nacional contest of Plastic arts. Fuenlabrada. Madrid. Spain. 1985 Colective UIMP, Pabellón Mudejar, Sevilla. Spain.

La fotografía en el museo, Spanish Museum of Contemporary art. Madrid. Spain.

Les nouveaux imaginaires, Europalia ´85. Photography Museum Charleroi, Brussels. Belgium.

Echos d’Espagne, Quinzaine International de la Photographie. Fondation Charles-Cante. Merignac. France.

El canto de la Tripulación, Columnela Gallery. Madrid. Tráfico Gallery. León.. Detursa Gallery. Madrid. Spain

1986 Jewels collection Chus Burés. Ciento Gallery. Madrid. Spain. Comete el Cometa, Ovidio Gallery. Madrid. Spain.

Milano Moda 86, Concello de Vigo Exhibition room. Spain.

Madrid, ciudad abierta, Menéndez Pelayo Int. University. Vigo. Palacio de la Magdalena. Santander. Spain.


1987 Toros, Moriarty Gallery. Madrid. Spain.

Una visión fotográfica actual, Canal de Isabel II. Madrid. Spain.

La création contemporaine. Charles-Canti Foundation. Bordeaux. France. El fotógrafo y su modelo, photography meetings. Menéndez Pelayo Int.

University. Spain.

1989 Cinco calendarios y una agenda, Quorum Gallery. Madrid. Spain. 1990 Últimas miradas a la Alhambra, Consejería de Cultura de Andalucía.

Granada. Spain.

La mirada indeleble, Moriarty Gallery. Madrid. Spain. 1991 Quorum Gallery. Madrid. Spain.

Aquí y Ahora, Canal de Isabel II. Madrid. Spain.

Cuatro direcciones, Museo Nacional Reina Sofia. Madrid. Spain. 1992 Afoto verano 92, Masha Prieto Gallery. Madrid. Spain.

Retrospectiva Canto de la Tripulación, Detursa Gallery. Madrid. Spain. 1993 Solo se vive una vez, “Palacio Almudí” Art center. Murcia. Spain.

Nueva Lente, Canal de Isabel II. Madrid. Spain. 1994 Autorretratos, Railowsky Gallery. Valencia. Spain.

Siete fotógrafos españoles, Spanish Art Festival. Londres. U.K.

Fotografía Española en los 80. La movida, Le Monde de l´Art Gallery. Paris. France.

Itinere. Camino e Camiñantes, Santiago de Compostela. Spain.

1995 Un paseo por los noventa. Fotografía española, Inst. Cervantes. Madrid. Spain. Inst. Cervantes. Lisboa. Portugal. Inst. Cervantes. Munich.Germany. Inst. Cervantes. Bucharest. Romania. Inst. Cervantes. Milan. Italy. Inst. Cervantes. Napoli. Italy Inst. Cervantes. Athens. Greece.

La doble abstracción, Albert Borchette Center. Brussels. Belgium. 8 Artistas de Estudio, Institución libre de Enseñanza. Madrid. Spain. 1996 Retratos. Fotografía española 1948-1995, La Caixa de Cataluña

Foundation. Spain.


16 miradas al reloj, Círculo de Bellas Artes de Madrid. Spain. Ordóñez-Falcón Collection. IVAM. Valencia. Spain.

1997 Echos d’Espagne, Third international fortnight of the Photography. Mérignac. France.

El álbum. Cuando la mirada acaricia Canal de Isabel II. Madrid. Spain. Ultimas tendencias, Modern art Atlantic center. Gran Canaria. Spain.

Chus Burés Joyas y Objetos, Casal Solleric Exhibitions room. Palma de Mallorca. Spain.

1999 Esguards Distants, IVAM Valencia. Spain.

Certamen nacional de Artes Plásticas. Aduana, Palacio Provincial de Cádiz. Spain.

Jardín de Eros, Tecla Sala, Barcelona. Spain.

150 años de fotografía en España Círculo de Bellas Artes. Madrid. Spain. One of you, among you, with you, Martin Kippembeger. Juana de Aizpuru Gallery. Madrid. Spain.

Ciento cincuenta años de fotografía en España, Circulo de Bellas Artes de Madrid. Spain.

2000 Una visión de Roma, Instituto Cervantes. Roma. Italy

El Camarón de la Isla, Fundación de Cultura. Cádiz. Spain.

España Ayer y Hoy, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid. Spain.

2001 Una misión fotográfica, Focus Project, Temas de Arte Foundation.Madrid. Spain.

Claves de la España del siglo XX, España Nuevo Milenio. Valencia. Spain. Homenaje a Ángel Valente, Debla Bubión Gallery. Granada. Spain.

Chagall Gallery. Mieres. Asturias. Spain. VI Photography Festival, Herten. Germany.

Mirada Española, With Ricky Dávila and Pablo Genovés. Manila Metropolitan museum. Phillippines.


2002 Desnudos, My Name is Lolita Gallery. Madrid and Valencia. Spain. Nocturnos, Espacio Positivo Gallery. Madrid. Spain.

Palma Real, Jorge Alvero Gallery. Madrid. Spain.

Fragments, Tous Contemporary art Collection. Alicante University Museum. Spain.

Una Geografía. Ocho viajes andaluces, José Manuel Lara Foundation. Sevilla. Spain.

III Iberoamerican meeting of photography KENT. Caracas, Venezuela. Trottoires, Chantal Crousel Gallery, La Poste du Louvre. Paris. France. Cuadros de una exposición, Consejería de las Artes Exhibitions room.

Madrid. Spain.

Par le chas d´une aiguille, Chantal Crousel Gallery. France. 2004 Paisajes y memoria, La Casa Encendida. Caja Madrid. Spain.

Vidas Privadas, Fotocolectania Collection. Barcelona. Spain. Projections. PHE 2004. Spain.

2005 Vidas Privadas, Fotocolectania Foundation. San Benito Exhibitions room. Valladolid. Spain.

Land marks, Chantal Crousel Gallery. Paris. France. 10 fotógrafos españoles, Japan.

En las ciudades, Canal de Isabel II. Madrid. Spain. Insensé Espagne, Chez Colette. Paris. France.

Fotografía de los años 80 y 90 en la colección del MNCARS, Spanish Abstract art Museum. Cuenca. Spain.

Butzlab Fotolabor, Hamburg. Germany.

Another World - 6th African Photography Encounters in Bamako, Maison Africaine de la Photographie. Bamako. Mali.

Fotografía española contemporánea, Spanish embassy. Cairo. Egypt. Mirar no es suficiente, Consejo Superior de Deportes. Collection. Palma de Mallorca. Spain.


2006 Álbum. Imágenes de la familia en el arte, Sa Nostra. Cultural center. Spain.

Life Tattooed on Paper, FFi - Photography Forum Int. Frankfurt. Germany. García-Alix. Fotografías, Foto & Photo. Photography Festival. Milan. Italy Rostros y máscaras, Ordóñez Falcón Collection. Contemporary art mu-seum. Palma de Mallorca. Spanish Abstract art Mumu-seum. Cuenca. Spain. 2007 Foto & Photo, Palazzo Arese Borromeo. Milan. Italy.

Hipervínculos, MACUF–Unión FENOSA Contemporary art museum. Coruña. Spain.

Afinity Path. 10 Spanish photographers, SEACEX. Cantón. China. Dorsos, Canal de Isabel II. Madrid. Spain.

2008 Dark side, Fotomuseum Wintertur. Zurich. Switzerland.

2009 Visions of our time. Deutschen Borse, C/O Gallery. Berlin. Germany. Dark Side 2, Fotomuseum Winthertur. Zurich. Switzerland.

10 printemps en automne, Kammel Mennour Gallery. Paris. France. 2010 Madrid, oh cielos!, Círculo Bellas Artes. Madrid. Spain.

La Mirada en el Otro, Fundación Aperture, New York. Nuevos rostros de Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid, Spain.

2011 27 obras, 18 autores, Fundación Collección Suñol, Barcelona, Spain. La Ville Moderne, Musée d’Art moderne et contemporain, Strasbourg. France

La mirada amarilla, Museo del traje. Madrid. Spain.

Colección III, Centro de Arte 2 de mayo, Alcobendas. Madrid. Spain. N Minutes Video Art Festival, Shanghai, China.


FAIRS/EVENTS ARCO Galleries: Juana Aizpuru Gallery, Moriarty Gallery, Carles Taché Gallery, Trinta Gallery, Saro León Gallery, Cavecanem. Stands: El País, Ministerio de Cultura, Comunidad de Madrid. Art Basel: Juana de Aizpuru Gallery. Kammel Mennour Gallery. Art Basel-Miami: Juana de Aizpuru Gallery. Kamel Mennour Gallery.

Chantal Crousel Gallery.

Armory Show: Modern Culture Gallery, (NY. EE.UU). FIAC: Kammel Mennour Gallery.

Paris Photo: Juana de Aizpuru Gallery. Kamel Mennour Gallery. Art Brussels: Kamel Mennour Gallery. Box Gallery.

LOOP Barcelona: Carles Taché Gallery.

MAP. Festival Antigua tabacalera. San Sebastia.

EXPERIENCES AS PUBLISHER AND CURATOR 1989-97 Publisher El Canto de la Tripulación magazine. Madrid. Spain. 1990 Curator of the exhibition La mirada Indeleble. Moriarty Gallery.

Madrid. Spain.

1991 Retrospective’s curator El Canto de la Tripulación Gallery Tráfico del Arte, León and Debla Bubión Gallery, Granada. Spain. 1992 Retrospective’s curator El Canto de la Tripulación

Detursa Gallery. Madrid. Spain.

1994-97 Co-publisher El Cuervo Books collection, edited by El Europeo and El Canto de la Tripulación.

1996-97 Assistant director El Europeo magazine.

1998 Co-publisher of the catalogue Poética, FestiMad 1998. Madrid. Spain.

1998-99 Curator series of exhibitions Madrid no cree en Dios. H2O Gallery. Barcelona. Spain.

2002 Curator of photographic exhibition Abre Los Ojos, Urraco. EFTI Gallery. Madrid. Spain.


Curator of photographic exhibition Un Año Con Alberto, Pamela Spitz. PHE 2002. Spain.

2006 Co-publisher of books Tres videos tristes and No me sigas… Estoy perdido with No hay Penas / La Fábrica editorial.

2011 Co-publisher book & dvd El paraíso de los creyentes edited by Cabeza de Chorlito and La Oficina.

2012 Publisher of DVD Box Edition Alberto García-Alix Diaporamas edited by Cabeza de Chorlito.

CONFERENCES AND SEMINARS 1990 Encuentros de fotografía práctica, Menéndez Pelayo Int. University. A

Coruña. Spain.

Seminar Foto colgada, Menéndez Pelayo Int. University. Cuenca. Spain. 1991 Meetings Fotografía: La mirada del siglo XX, El Escorial Summer

University. Madrid. Spain

1993 El Retrato, El Ateneo. Almería. Spain.

1994 El Retrato, Casa de Cultura de las Rozas. Madrid. Spain. Teacher summer courses Una mirada frontal, Tarazona. Spain. 1998 Teacher Huesca Imagen, Huesca. Spain.

1999 Conference El Arma de un Crimen, VI Jornadas de Arte Contemporáneo. Sevilla University. Spain.

Photography teacher. EFTI Madrid. Spain.

2000 Audio-visual De donde no se vuelve, Jornadas de Fotografia Digital. San Sebastián. Spain.

Photography teacher. EFTI Madrid. Spain.

Conference Instituto de estudios fotográficos, Barcelona. Spain. Conference and photography course. Vitoria. Spain.

2001 Conference. Cuenca. Spain.

2002 La fotografía es el arma de un crimen, Photography Workshop. Valladolid University. Spain.

Conference about Nan Goldin, with Mireia Sentís and José Luis Gallero, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía. Madrid. Spain.


Conference VII Jornadas Fotográficas: Guardamar 2002, Spain. Course of photography at “Centro de la Imagen”. Mexico D.F.

Photography teacher. II Jornadas de Fotografía y Periodismo, Albarracín. Spain.

2003 Photography Workshop Antonio Gala Foundation. Córdoba. Spain. 2004 Course of photography. Cobertura Agency. Sevilla. Spain.

2005 Conference La línea de sombra, Fotocolectania, Spain.

Retrospective conference. Rey Juan Carlos I Spanish center, NY. Photography Workshop. EFTI Valencia. Spain.

Photography Workshop Campus PHE 2005, Aranjuez, Spain. 2009 Photoespaña Meetings. Madrid. Spain.

Photography Workshop EFTI Madrid. Spain. Conference, Generación Ñ, CBA. Madrid. Spain. 2010 Photoespaña Meetings. Madrid. Spain.

Photography Workshop, Es Baluard Museum. Mallorca. Spain.

Conference La imagen y la palabra, Es Baluard Museum. Mallorca Spain. 2011 Conference De donde no se vuelve, CCEMx.

Photography Workshop, Rencontres Internationales d’Arles.

Conference De donde no se vuelve, Moscow house of Photography, Moscow.

VIDEO ART PIECES 2003 Mi alma de cazador en juego

2004 Extranjero de mi mismo 2006 Tres moscas negras 2008 De donde no se vuelve 2011 El paraíso de los creyentes


PRIZES 1996 Prize Passport for the photographic path.

1999 Spanish National Prize of photography. 2003 Prize Bartolomé Ross. Photo España 2003. 2004 Photography prize Comunidad de Madrid. 2009 Prize Pop Eye. Cáceres. Spain.

2010 Photography prize Observatorio D’ACHTALL.

ARTWORKS AT MUSEUMS AND PRIVATE COLLECTIONS Contemporary art museum, Madrid. Spain.

Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid. Spain.

Centro Galego de Arte Contemporáneo, CGAC. Santiago de Compostela. Spain.

Valencia University, Spain. Salamanca University, Spain.

Banco Banesto Collection, Madrid. Spain. Fundación Coca-Cola Collection, Spain. Comunidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain. Caja de Burgos, Spain.

Contemporary art collection, Ayuntamiento de Madrid. Spain. Aduana Diputación de Madrid. Spain.

Rafael Botín Biennial, Diputación de Córdoba. Spain. Prize Unicaja X Edición, Málaga. Spain.

Cádiz Foundation, Spain. Colectánia Foundation. Spain.

Patio Herreriano Museum., Valladolid. Spain. MUSAC, León. Spain.


Rey Juan Carlos I University Collection, Spain. Celebrity Cruises Art Collection, USA.

Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY. USA. Photo Museum of HAAG, Holland.

Gundlach Foundation, Hamburg, Germany. Rafael Tous Collection, Barcelona. Spain. Sorigué Foundation, Madrid. Spain.

Juan Redón Collection, Barcelona. Spain. Municipal museum, Madrid. Spain.

El Monte Collection, Sevilla. Spain.

National Funds of Photography, Paris. France.

Ordoñez–Falcó Foundation, San Sebastian. España. Spain. Deutsche Börse Collection, Frankfurt. Germany.

Contemporary art museum, Es Baluard. Mallorca. Spain.

BIBLIOGRAPHY Alberto García-Alix. Publisher Gallery La Cúpula, Madrid 1986. Spain.

Alberto García-Alix. Publisher Universidad de Valencia. Mujeres. Publisher Ediciones Cúbicas, Madrid, 1989.

Los malheridos. Los bienamados. Los traidores. Universidad de Valencia, Univer-sidad de Salamanca, 1993.

Bikers. Publisher Seguros MN, 1993.

Poética. Edited for Alberto García-Alix and Ana Curra, 1997.

El Canto de la tripulación, magazine 10 published numbers, Madrid, 1997

Alberto García-Alix 1978-1998. Tf Editores & La Fábrica, Pura Vida Madrid, 1998. Alberto García-Alix, nº21, Collection PhotoBolsillo, La Fábrica, 2000.


Autorretratos. Gallery H2O.

Llorando a aquella que creyó amarme. Ministerio de cultura, Madrid 2002. Lo que dura un beso. Gallery Kamel Mennour, Paris 2002.

Je t’en prie. Mi alma de cazador en juego. Miac Lanzarote, Cabildo de Lanzarote, 2004.

No me sigas, estoy perdido. Editorial La Fábrica, 2006. Moriremos mirando, Editorial La Fábrica, 2008.

De dónde no se vuelve, Editorial La Fábrica, 2009.

Alberto García-Alix, nº55, Colección PhotoBolsillo, La Fábrica, 2009. Conversaciones con fotógrafos, Editorial La Fábrica, 2010.

Lo más cerca que estuve del paraíso, Editorial la Fábrica, 2010.

El paraíso de los creyentes, Editorial La Oficina/Cabeza de Chorlito, 2011 Alberto García-Alix Diaporamas, Editorial Cabeza de Chorlito, 2012





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