Contemporary Photographic Projects and new expositive formats
1973, Independent curator, editor and cultural management , Barcelona
He is a researcher of photography and DEA degree in Fine Arts from the University of Barcelona. In 2007 he published the book Conversations with Mexican Photographers for the Gustavo Gili publishing house in Barcelona. He is the author of "Self-Portrait in Latin America" series published in the Magazine of the newspaper La Vanguardia in Barcelona.
As a curator he has made multiple exhibitions in Spain, like Cuba Mía or Estaciones, and recently, in Latin America, Labyrinth of Gazes: a sourvey through Iberoamerica’s documentary photography in the Spanish Agency of International Cooperation and Development (AECID) and the Casa Amèrica Catalunya, which has visited 18 Latin-American countries and Spain in 29 itinerancies. He curated Resiliencia (Resilience), sponsored by the Instituto Cervantes, and was awarded the “Premio del Público M2 El Mundo” for best PHotoEspaña exhibit of 2009. Then, Resiliencia was shown in Chicago, New York, New Delhi, Rome, Istanbul, Tetouan and Tangier.
Carreras has also been Director of the First Meeting of Latin American Photographic Collectives in Sao Paulo in 2008. He is also Director of E·CO, supported by the Ministry of Culture of Spain. This exhibition brought about a conference of European and Latin American Photography Collectives. After having been shown in Spain and Brazil in 2011, the exhibition is now traveling to several U.S. cities, including Washington, Miami, Chicago,Albuquerque and Ocklahoma. It’s newest edition has it’s place in the city of Santos, Brazil.
He also coordinated the third encounter of Photographic Collectives made in Santos, Brazil, in 2014.
Carreras is an adviser for Latin American Photography Forum of Sao Paulo since it’s first edition, curating the 2013 and 2016 editions. He’s also the general curator for ºParaty em Foco Festival since 2012. Curator for the PhotoQuai Latin American’s edition in 2013 and 2015 (Museo Quai Branly, Paris); curator/ editor of the LatinUS project a review of the Latin Photography in EEUU made for Spain USA Foundation in collaboration with the National Portrait Gallery of Washington and the Latin Smithsonian. He’s been also nominated for the Joop Masterclass at World Press Photo. Since 2015 he resides between Quito and Sao Paulo directing the FLUZ project and performing editorial tasks as a founder and publisher at Editora Madalena from which has made numerous publications in Brazil.
Limited to 16 participants.
Price: 50 USD
Days: Friday April 8, 10 to 4 pm.