Greta Alfaro

Greta Alfaro, born in Pamplona, lives and works in London. Her video artworks use symbolic and iconographic references to classic motifs from the history of art to create profound metaphors for the depth of human emotions. Her works have been displayed in numerous solo and group exhibitions, including in the Saatchi Gallery, London; the Whitechapel Gallery, London; Kunsthaus Essen, Germany; the Centre Pompidou, Paris; and at the International Film Festival in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

Solo exhibitions

2013-14 “Gallery ProjectB” Milan, Italy. Curated by Lorenzo Durantini

2013 “A Window to the World”Curated by Juri Yamashita. MoCA Hiroshima, Japan

2012 “A Very Crafty and Tricky Contrivance” A commission by the Genesis Foundation. Fish and Coal Offices, Kings Cross, London, UK

2012 “Invención” Curated by Andrea Paasch. Museum Ex Teresa Arte Actual, México City

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2012 “Fall On Us, And Hide us” Curated by Alba Braza Böils. Spazio Vault. Prato, Italy

2010 “ELOGIO DE LA BESTIA” Centro de arte contemporáneo Huarte, Pamplona, Spain

2009 “In Ictu Oculi” Prize El Cultural de Fotografía. Marta Cervera Gallery. Madrid, Spain

2009 “In Ictu Oculi” Curated by Antonia Gaeta. Carpe Diem Art & Research. Lisbon, Portugal

2009 “In Ictu Oculi” Curated by Itxaso Mendiluze. Centro Cultural Bastero. Andoain, Spain

2008 ”Ricorrenza” Curated by Alba Braza. Dryphoto arte contemporanea. Prato, Italy

2008 “S/T” Magatzems Wall & Video. Valencia, Spain

2007 “Celebración” Curated by Kamen Nedev. Liquidación Total. Madrid, Spain

2007 “Budapest-Viena” Curated by José Luis Pérez Pont. Exhibition Hall of Picassent. Valencia, Spain

2007 “Celebración” Exhibition Hall of Mislata. Valencia, Spain

2007 “Ciudades y Fantasmas” Recortables. El Castillo. Requena, Spain

2005 “Ciudades y Fantasmas” Centre Civic Antic Sanatori. Sagunto, Spain

2005 “Ciudad de papel” Tentaciones. Estampa Art Fair. Madrid, Spain

Awards

2009 Genesis Foundation Award, London

2009 IX Prize of Photography for young artists El Cultural. Madrid, Spain

2008 Explum Arte Actual 08. Puerto Lumbreras, Spain

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2007 XII Premio de Artes Visuales Ciudad de Burriana. Burriana, Spain

2007 Última, Creació Contemporània Jove. Valencia, Spain

Collections

Saatchi Collection

Igal Ahouvi Collection

YInka Shonibare Collection

Art collection of the Universidad Politécnica de Valencia

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Casa de Velázquez, Fundación BilbaoArte

City Councils of Valencia, Burriana

Puerto Lumbreras and Mislata

Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Florencio de la Fuente