Alexandra Diez de Rivera is a Spanish-Argentine visual artist based in London working with photography. Her work explores themes of memory, mortality and identity through analogue and digital techniques and experimental processes.

Diez de Rivera’s work has been featured in publications such as Vanity Fair, FT Magazine, Shanghai Daily, and Le Point and exhibited in galleries both nationally and internationally. She is represented in private and public collections in Europe, China, the US and UAE. Diez de Rivera was selected for the Travers Smith CSR Art Programme 2021/ 2022, The Pupil Sphere Showcase 2021, and was a winner of the UAL Chinese Association Open Call and finalist of the 2020 Critical Mass Competition. She was invited to join the ‘Fair Art Fair’ community in June 2021. Diez de Rivera holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Communication Design from Central Saint Martins and a Master’s degree in Photography from the Royal College of Art.

Recent exhibitions include, ‘Final Not Over’ at Unit 1 Gallery, ‘Can We Dance Again?’ at the Royal Victoria Patriotic Building, a display of selected 2021 Graduates at the Dyson Gallery and 'After the High Tide' at Cromwell Place. Upcoming events include 'London Grads Now 21' at the Saatchi Gallery in London.


2018 - 2021  Royal College of Art, London. MA, Fine Art Photography
2003 - 2005 Central Saint Martins, London. Post Graduate Diploma, Graphic Design & Communication


2021 December Exhibition. NOUA Gallery, Bodo Norway (27 Nov - 12 Dec)
2021 London Grads Now 21. Saatchi Gallery, London (4 Nov - 16 Jan 2022)
2021 Fair Art Fair Curated I. Unit 1 Gallery, London
2021 Travers Smith CSR Art Programme, Travers Smith HQ London
2021 After the High Tide, RCA Degree Show. Cromwell Place, London
2021 Chelsea Art Week, London
2021 Selected 2021 Art Graduates. Dyson Gallery, Royal Collge of Art, London
2021 Can We Dance Again? Royal Victoria Patriotic Building, London
2021 Final, Not Over. Unit 1 Gallery, London
2021 Always Present. Void Collective (online)
2020 A Pervading Absence. Windows 187, Greenwich Studios, London
2019 Offprint. Tate Modern, London
2019 Royal College of Art WIP Show. Dyson Building, RCA, London
2019 Chiaroscuro. UAL Chinese Scholar Association. Coningsby Gallery, London
2016 Alternative Portrait Project & Chiaroscuro. Super Press HQ, Shanghai
2015 Chiaroscuro. Le Spot for Necker. Artcurial, Paris
2012 Alternative Portrait Project. ARSEP Photo Auction. Christie's, Paris
2011 Camaleon. Art Labor Gallery, Shanghai
2011 Camaleon. Bar Rouge, Shanghai
2011 Alternative Portrait Project. Jing An Shangri La Hotel, Shanghai


2021 Travers Smith CSR Art Programme Award
2021 The Pupil Sphere Showcase
2021 FAPA Awards - Nominee in Fine Art Photography
2020 Critical Mass Competition - Finalist
2020 Fine Art Photography Awards - Nominee in Conceptual Photography
2019 Fine Art Photography Awards - Nominee in Portrait Photography
2019 UAL Chinese Scholar Association - Winner
2019 Fine Art Photography Awards - Nominee in Portrait Photography


Vogue Italy, July 2021
Void Collective Interview, 30 April 2021

Travers Smith Art Programme 2021-2022 (page 31)
Lens Culture, January 2020
Diario Expansion, Fuera de Serie, June 2016
Socialite Family, December 2015
Sensse Blog, December 2015
How To Spend It, FT, July 2015
Nine in the Mirror, May 2013
Neon Cactus, March 2012
Vanity Fair, July 2011
BCKSTG, July 2011
Quintessentially, May 2011
Daily Candy, January 2011
Ninunina, January 2011
CNN Travel, September 2010


Vanity Fair Spain, Issue 123, November 2018
Diario Expansion, Fuera de Serie, Issue 575, June 2016
Le Point, Issue 2205-2206, December 2014
Infrarouge, Issue 27, November 2014
Inside Out, Issue 112, June 2013
Edelweisse, Issue 232, May 2012
Shanghai Daily, November 2011


Charity event, 'We Give Collab' - Diptych from 'A Theatre of Memories' offered for auction for Covid- 19 nurses and doctors. May 2020
Charity event, 'Bibi Fund' - Alternative Portrait offered for auction for solving paediatric cancer. January 2018
Judge for photo competition based on Alternative Portrait Project, Grand Delta. July 2017
Charity event, Artucrial - Chiaroscuro Portrait offered for auction. November 2015
Guest Speaker, Alternative Portrait Project, GPP Talks, Dubai. April 2012
Charity event, NSPCC - Alternative Portrait offered for auction at The Surrealist Ball. February 2011