De Middel, Cristina

CV

Nace en Alicante, España, en 1975.

Vive y trabaja entre Río de Janeiro, Brasil, y Uruapán, México.

Exposiciones

EXPOSICIONES INDIVIDUALES

2016

  • The Afronauts – Perth Centre for Photography Perth –Australia
  • This is what hatred did – Fondat ion Zinsou Ouidah – Benin
  • Muchísmo – An oeuvre overview with La Fabrica
  • Photo España 2016 Madrid – Spain
  • Sharkification – Guernsey Photo Festival Perth – Australia

2015

  • This is what hatred did – IMA Gallery Tokyo –Japan
  • Jan Mayen – LhgWR Gallery Space The Hague –NL
  • This is what hatred did – Contact Gallery Toronto – Canada
  • This is what hatred did – Dillon Gallery New York – USA
  • Jan Mayen – University of Navarra Pamplona Spain
  • Jan Mayen – Format Festival Derby – UK
  • The Afronauts – Community Folk Art Center in collaboration with Syracuse – USA
  • The University of Syracuse, (USA)
  • This is what hatred did – Ray 2015 Imagine reality Frankfurt – GE
  • The Afronauts – Athens Photo Festival Athens – GR
  • This is what hatred did – Photo España exhibition in La New Gallery Madrid – SP

2014

  • Party & This is what hatred did – Dillon Gallery at Pulse Miami Beach Miami – USA
  • This is what hatred did – La New Gallery at Pulse Miami Beach Miami – USA
  • Jan Mayen – Paris Photo Paris – FR
  • Cinco Historias – Galeria Tagomago Barcelona – SP
  • Seven Stories – Dilllon Gallery New York – USA
  • The Afronauts – La New Gallery Pinta The Modern & London, UK
  • Contemporary Latin American Art Show
  • Party – Paris Photo Los Angeles Los Angeles. US

2013

  • The Afronauts – Paraty em foco Festival Paraty – BR
  • Vida y milagros de Paula P – MUA Museum Alicante – SP
  • The Afronauts – FOAM Amsterdam – NL
  • The Afronauts – Lagos Photo Festival Lagos – Nigeria
  • The Afronauts – The Photographer’s Gallery for the London – UK
  • Deustche Börse Photography Prize
  • The Af ronauts – Deustche Börse HQ Frankfur t – GE
  • The Afronauts – Section Officiel le at Les Rencont res Arles Arles – FR
  • The Af ronauts – Festival Circulat ion Par is – FR
  • The Afronauts – Photo Ireland The Cooper Gallery Dublin – Ireland
  • The Afronauts – Musée des Beaux Arts de Mulhouse, Mulhouse – FR
  • Biennale de la Photographie de Mulhouse
  • The Afronauts – Tagomago Gallery Paris – FR
  • The Afronauts – Espace QUAI 1 Vevey – Switzer land
  • The Afronauts – Fest ival di la Fotograf ia Europea I TALY
  • The Afronauts – T.R. I.P. Mercato Traiano di Roma Rome -Reggio Emilia. IT
  • The Afronauts – Dillon Gallery New York – USA
  • The Afronauts – La New Gallery with the Museum of the University of Cádiz Madrid – SP

2012

  • The Afronauts – La New Gallery Madr id – SP
  • The Af ronauts – Kursala, Universidad de Cádiz Cádiz – SP
  • The Afronauts – GuatePhoto OpenCall Guatemala

2011

  • Welcome – Sede AB Photo Albacete – SP
  • Vida y milagros de Paula P Obra social de la Caja Mediterráneo Itinerant until 2013

2009

  • PolySpam – Galería Proyecto Arte Madrid – SP
  • PhotoEspaña09 Madrid – SP
  • Festival Images Vevey – Switzerland
  • The City – Obra Social Caixa Galicia La Coruña – SP
  • Kulunguelé Forum Fnac Alicante, Fnac Madrid Sur & Madrid & Barcelona – SP

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016

  • This is what hatred did – Arts Santa Mònica Barcelona – Spain
  • The Afronauts – Barakaldo Foto Festival City if Barakaldo – Spain
  • This is what hatred did – Chennia Photo Biennale Chennai India

2015

  • Polyspam – Noorderlicht Festival Groningen – NL
  • Polyspam – Obscura Festival Malaysia
  • Jan Mayen – Obscura Festival Malaysia

2014

  • The Afronauts – Images Festival Des Arts Visuels De Vevey Vevey – Switzerland
  • Party – Daegu Photo Biennale Daegu – Korea
  • Not All Documents Are Records – Open Eye Gallery Liverpool Biennal Liverpool – UK
  • Antipodes – P2P Prácticas contemporáneas en la fotografía Española. Madr id – SP
  • Photo España Festival
  • Fotolibros – Aquí y ahora Fundación Fotocolectania Barcelona – SP
  • New Spanish Photography Visions Beyond Borders New York – USA

2013

  • The Shadows Took Shape – The Studio Museum in Harlem New York – USA

2011

  • Images 2010 – Festival Vevey – Switzerland

2010

  • Images 2010 – Festival Vevey – Switzerland
  • Caminos de Hierro 2010 Fundación Ferrocarriles Españoles Madrid – SP
  • Certamen Ar te Joven de la Universidad Madrid. Complutense de Madrid- SP

2009

  • Memorandum – Museo de Arte Contemporneo de Ibiza Ibiza – SP
  • Objetivos del Milenio – Galer ía Ar te Xerea Valencia – SP
  • El Agua de Madrid – Fundación Canal , PHE09 Madr id – SP
  • Caminos de Hierro – Fundación Ferrocarriles Españoles Madrid – SP
  • A 1,20metros Por los Derechos de la Infancia remio int . de fotografía Luis Valtueña, Médicos del MundoMadrid – SP

2006

  • Mulier-Mulieris – Museo de la Universidad de Alicante Alicante – SP

AWARDS AND RECONGITIONS

2017

  • FCBarcelona Photo Awards

2014

  • Party selected Best International Photo book. PHE Photo España Madrid – SP

2013

  • PULSE Miami IMPULSE Prize Miami – USA
  • Infinity Award for a Publication, ICP New York – USA
  • Deutsche Börse Photography Prize 2013, Finalist London – UK

2012

  • First Book Prize. Aperture/Paris Photo 2012, Finalist Paris / New York
  • Photo Folio Review, Rencontres de la Photographie Arles – FR
  • Hey Hot Shot. Jen Bekman Gallery, Finalist New York – USA
  • 3rd Ward. Open Call – Finalist New York – USA
  • Academia Appulia – Finalist London – UK
  • Sony World Photography Awards – 2nd prize London – UK
  • Renaissance Photography Prize – Finalist London – UK
  • PDN Photo Annual – Finalist New York – USA

2011

  • Cum Laude award, Martin Chambi. Union Latine Paris – FR
  • Lightside/Humble Arts Grant for individual Project New York – USA
  • Colección Sar thou Car reres, Second Pr ize Castel lón – SP
  • Pol lux Awards, Por t rai t September, Fi rst Place London – UK

2010

  • Caminos de Hierro, Ferrocarriles Españoles Foundation, Special Mention
  • Colmenar Viejo Environemental Photography Contest Madrid – SP
  • Albarracín photography and Journalism gatherings, Santa María
  • Foundation, Finalist
  • “International Humaniarian Photography Contest Juan Valtueña,” Madrid – SP
  • promoted by Doctors of the World, Finalist

2009

  • Juan Cancelo National Photojournalism Price – First National Prize La Coruña – SP
  • Solidaria ’09 – 2nd Prize, Photo Contest promoted by the Council Valencia – SP
  • of Valencia
  • International Photojournalism Festival of Gijón – Finalist Gijón – SP
  • FNAC New Photographic Talent ’09, Exceptional Honorific Mention
  • ARCO 2009 Fotoreportaje Award
  • Premios Ejército de Fotografía 2009 – Special mention
  • Ciudad de Gijón XIII Photojournalism International Awards

2008

  • Revelados ’08 – 2nd Prize Madrid – SP
  • First Art Call Can Pou and collective exhibition – Gallery Via 2 Ibiza – SP
  • Objetivo Abierto. Solidaria 2008 – 2nd place, Generalitat Valenciana. Valencia – SP

2007

  • Plataforma 2015 – 2nd Prize at the National Photography Contest Madrid – SP
  • Photographer selected for the project “6 fotoperiodistas en el Camino,” Xacobeo Foundation

GRANTS

2011

  • Lightside/Women in Photography Individual Project Grant – Humble Arts, New York – USA for The Afronauts

2009

  • Fototraballo 2009 – Foundation Nortempo, for the series The City
  • Becas de creatividad del Ayuntamiento de Alcobendas 2009 Alcobendas, for the series Welcome

BOOKS

  • Party. Quitonasto form Chanmair Mao Tungest – published in 2014 by the Archive of Modern
  • Conflict in association with RM
  • The Afronauts – self published in 2012
  • Vida y Milagros de Paula P. – published by Museo de la Universidad de Alicante in 2009

PUBLICATIONS

2014

Post-Photography: The Artist with a Camera by Robert Shore. Elephant Books
The Photobook: A History Volume III by Martin Parr and Gerry Badger, Phaidon, London
Selected press & interviews

2015

- Le Monde Fr – Lagos entre terre et rêve ( july 2015) – http://bit.ly/1MNHfqr
- O globo Brazil interview – ( June 2014)
- British Journal of Photography – Video – Cristina de Middel, Benedicte Kurzen and Robin Maddock
show different sides of Nigeria – ( June 2015)

2014

- Time Lightbox: A Truth Beyond Photojournalism: Cristina de Middel’s Nigerian Journey by Olivier
Laurent ( October 2014) http://ti.me/1JEgRMt
- Enchanting Portraits Inspired by Spam Mail and the People Who Send them – Huffpost Arts and
Culture (Aug 15, 2014)
- Poly-Spam: photographer turns junk mail into striking visuals – CBCRadio (August 14, 2014)
- Poly-Spam is an artwork that illustrates the stories in spam e-mail – The Washington Post (August 22,
2014)
- Cristina De Middel, Party. Quitonasto Form Chanmair Mao Tungest – Collector Daily (August 7, 2014)
Cristina de Middel – CV 2016 5/5
- Priscilla Frank – 10 Contemporary Photographers Who Are Pushing The Boundaries Of Their Medium -
The Huffington Post (April 11, 2014)
- Photographer Brings Spam Emails to Life – Mashable (July 23, 2014)
- A Clever Parody That Somehow Makes Mao Zedong Funny – Wired (July 24, 2014)
- 10 Photographers You Should Know at Paris Photo LA 2014 – Complex Magazine (April 24, 2014)
2013
- Holland Cotter, “Going Beyond Blackness, Into the Starry Skies,” The New York Times (November 15,
2013)
- Edo Dijksterhuis, “Black Power In A Parallel Universe,” ArtSlant (Oct 23, 2013)
- Cristina De Middel: SPBH Book Club Vol III,” SMBH mag (July 17, 2013)
- Cristina De Middel,” Le Bal (April 27, 2013)
- Cristina De Middel Snap Fingers and Whistle,” Getxophoto (August/September 2013)
- Martha Schwendener, “Cristina de Middel: ‘The Afronauts,’” The New York Times (September 5,
2013)
- Cristina de Middel // SPBH Book Club Vol III,” Haveanicebook.com
- Cristina De Middel,” TimeMachine Mag
- Cristina De Middel,” The New Frame (April 2013)
- Tereza Pultarova, “The Dreams and Reality of Zambia Space Program,” Space Safety Magazine
(Mau 15, 2013)
- SPBH Book Club Vol. III,” L’Ascenseur Végétal
- Jim Reed, “I Want to be in America – GUP Magazine (July 16, 2013)
- Final Frontier: the Photographs of Cristina De Middel,” The Telegraph
- Amy Halliday and Jeremy Kuper, “The Afronauts–a Zambian Space Odyssey – Mail & Guardian
(January 11, 2013)
- Eram Os Deuss Afronautas?” Bravo! (March 2013, edition 187)
- Sean O’Hagan – It was like a journey into the unknown : self-publishing photographers – The
Observer (April 14, 2013)
- Adrian Searle, “Deutsche Börse Photography prize show: mashups and moon walkers – The
Guardian (April 17, 2013)
- Federica Chiacchetti – Blasting Into Space With the Afronauts–Cristina De Middel – EMAHO
Magazine (April 18, 2013)
- Deutsche Börse Prize: Cristina De Middel, Mishka Henner, Adam Broomberg and more,” Metro (April
26, 2013)
- Teo Kermeliotis – Afronauts: Fictional Photos Recall Forgotten Zambian Space Program – Cnn.com
(May 2, 2013)
- Brad Feurhelm – Interview: ASX Interviews Cristina de Middel – Americansuburbx.com (2013)