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Spanish born photographer based in London.

Raquel Carro's practice explores stories and subjects that accentuate and solidify the transient intimacy of human nature.

She is interested in the relationship between people and place, exploring themes of identity, society, individualism and isolation are present in her work as well as story telling.

She mainly works in long term documentary projects supported by extensive research and portraiture photography.

 

EDUCATION

2018 MA History of Art with Photography. Birkbeck University. London

2015 MA Fine Art Photography. London College of Communication. London 

2014 Photography. New York Film Academy. New York

2012 Exchange student programe. Hong Kong Baptist University. Hong Kong. 

2010 BA Contemporary Media Practice. University of Westminster. London.

Mayor Project (Distinction)

 

PRIZES AND AWARDS

2017 Aesthetica Magazine Emerging Artist of the Year

2016 Photoworks Showcase and commendation

2015 2nd Place Best Photography at the East West Awards

2014 Artist in Residence EWAAC. Kyoto 

2013 First Place best Photography. Nikon UK Prize at the East-West Awards.

She is a member of the ‘Royal Photographic Society’.

 

EXHIBITIONS

2018 Solo Exhibition 'Regreso a el Futuro' Matachana, Leon. Spain. 

2018 EWAEE (East West Artist Exchange Exhibition) Posk Gallery. London

2018 Barrio Latino Invited Artist. Jujus Bar and Stage. London. 

2017 East-West Award Artist Exchange. Group Exhibition. La galleria, Pall Mall. London. October

2017 EWAEE East West artist Exchange Exhibition. Group Exhibition. Posk Gallery. London. August

 2016 'Between the Cracks' MA Degree show.Ugly Duck. London. November

2016 Utopian Land. Interim show.Group Exhibition. London Colleague of Communication. London. March

2016Migrants, what does migration means to you? June 2016.Group Exhibition. Gallery on the corner.London

2016 East West Photography and Digital Arts. Group exhibition. Posk Gallery. London February

2015 East West Art Award Competition. Group Exhibition. La Galleria, Pall Mall (London) October

2015 Chelsea Town Hall. Group Exhibition. May

2014 East-West Artist Exchange Exhibition (Kyoto) – Artist in Residence

2013 East West Art Award Competition. La Galleria, Pall Mall (London) October

2013 Pool Party. Group Exhibition. The Albert (London) September

2013 Rhythms of a new open Cuba. Solo Exhibition. June

2013 Hybrid Minds. Group Exhibition. The Forum (London) June

 

SELECTED RESIDENCIES

2014 EWAAC Kyoto

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

2018 Diario de Leon. Spanish Newspaper. Print and online. Work featured; ‘Regreso al Futuro’

2018 Dodho Magazine. Online magazine. Work featured : ‘Rhythms of a New Open Cuba’

2017 Aesthetica Magazine Print and online Magazine. Project Featured: ‘Between The Cracks’

2016 Photoworkorks. National Portfolio Organisation supported by Arts Council England. Online Feature: ‘Between the Cracks’

2014 Kyoto Times. Print Newspaper. Project featured: ‘Rhythms of a New Open Cuba’