Alejandra Carles-Tolra

Location: London, UK
Nationality: Spanish
Biography: Alejandra Carles-Tolra is a photographer and educator from Barcelona currently based in London.  Her work has been published and exhibited internationally, including The Guardian, CNN, Vice, The Huffington Post, NYTimes’ T Magazine,... read on

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New work! From "The Light Coming In" Series

By Alejandra Carles-Tolra — In response to the current confinement for Covid-19, and as an attempt to maintain myself inspired and positive I started going around my flat in..
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By Alejandra Carles-Tolra — " Where We Belong " at FotoFever Fair in Paris with Fifty Dots Gallery. Thank you everyone who dropped by the fair to say hi, show..
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Exhibition in Japan

By Alejandra Carles-Tolra — "Where We Belong" is currently on view at Photo Miyota, Japan Curated by Asama International Photo Festival On..
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Where We Belong published in Refinery 29

By Alejandra Carles-Tolra —   The Seductive World Of Jane Austen Super-Fans Inside the idyllic, sweetly innocent world of the Jane Austen Pineapple Appreciation Society.

Where We Belong in The Washington Post's InSight blog

By Alejandra Carles-Tolra — Grateful to Visura & the Washington Post for this wonderful opportunity! Kenneth Dickerman writes about my work - "This photographer hung..
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Exhibition Opening in Toulon, France

By Alejandra Carles-Tolra — Excited to have been invited by Le Liberté Theatre to exhibit my work The Bears   and Saving Face   outdoors across the city of..
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'The Bears' Exhibition at Fifty Dots Gallery (Barcelona)

By Alejandra Carles-Tolra — I am thrilled to announce my new solo exhibition "The Bears" at Fifty Dots Gallery in Barcelona. On view until December 21st.  ..

'Where We Belong' at Lensculture. Interview by Sophie Wright

By Alejandra Carles-Tolra — Excited to share this in-depth interview I recently did with Sophie Wright talking about my latest series, Where We Belong .   Where We Belong..

Interview with FotoRoom about Where We Belong

By Alejandra Carles-Tolra —   Discover the World of Jane Austen's Biggest Fans Did you know that there's a group of fans of English writer Jane Austen who dress..
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on The Guardian: Regency rendezvous: inside the world of Jane Austen fandom

By Alejandra Carles-Tolra — Photographer Alejandra Carles-Tolra came across the Jane Austen Pineapple Appreciation Society after noticing a group in Regency dress in Bath. From..

"THE BEARS" Exhibited in Austria

By Alejandra Carles-Tolra — The exhibition "Sisterhood and Gentle Men" just opened at FORUM STADTPARK in Graz, Austria. Curated by Clara Wildberger & Marina..
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Exhibiting new work in London - Jerwood Space

By Alejandra Carles-Tolra — I am thrilled to announce a new exhibition of my work at the Jerwood Space in London, as part of the Jerwood/ Photoworks Awards. Where We Belong..
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British Journal of Photography: Lua Ribeira, Sam Laughlin, and Alejandra Carles-Tolra show new work in Jerwood/Photoworks Awards

By Alejandra Carles-Tolra — Lua Ribeira, Sam Laughlin, and Alejandra Carles-Tolra show new work in Jerwood/Photoworks Awards Inspired by personal identity, the natural world,..

Photoworks Instagram Takeover

By Alejandra Carles-Tolra — Photoworks (@photoworks_uk) • Instagram photos and videos 24.3k Followers, 1,391 Following, 1,831 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from..
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Saving Face Exhibition in France!

By Alejandra Carles-Tolra — From October 20th to November 10th I will be exhibiting my series Saving Face  at the Retine Argentique in Marseille . I was invited by the..
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The Helen Bamber Foundation - Photo exhibition

By Alejandra Carles-Tolra — The Helen Bamber Foundation  in London is having an open doors event tomorrow evening and we will be showing some of the work from the photo..

#MarchingShoes in London

By Alejandra Carles-Tolra — (Unpublished photo/essay) Last weekend, Sarah Waldron (as a writer) and I (as a photographer) decided to go to the Women's March in London and do a..
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Winner of the Jerwood / Photoworks Grant

By Alejandra Carles-Tolra — Beyond excited to announce that I have been awarded a  Jerwood Visual Arts  /  Photoworks  grant! The award means support for..
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Der Greif Guest Room curated by Shoair Mavlian

By Alejandra Carles-Tolra — Excited to see my work from "The Bears" selected by Shoair Mavlian from Tate London in Der Greif Magazin's Guest Room online exhibition. ..
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Installation of "The Bears" in China

By Alejandra Carles-Tolra — "The Bears" are part of the  "On Drawing: Apperceive of Liberation" exhibition  curated by Lu Mingjun at the Wuhan Art Museum..
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Maison Blanche Prix 2016 / Photography Marseille

By Alejandra Carles-Tolra — PHOTOGRAPHY MARSEILLE Festival of Contemporary Photography Thrilled to be among the award winners of the  Maison Blanche Prix  with my..
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"Face It" Remaining Contemporary Portraits Exhibition

By Alejandra Carles-Tolra — I am very pleased to announce the opening of "Face It" Exhibition, where I present a couple of pieces from my series "Saving Face". An expanded..
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Interviewed by Broadly / VICE

By Alejandra Carles-Tolra — The Guts and the Glory of Being on an All-Female Sports Team by  Sarah Waldron Brown University is one of the few colleges that recognize..
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'The Bears' at Les Nuits De La Photographie in Arles

By Alejandra Carles-Tolra — If you're in  Les Rencontres de la photographie, Arles  my series "The Bears" is being shown tonight at  Les Nuits de la..
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