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 and a display at the Dyson Gallery. Upcoming events include the RCA degree show at Cromwell Place, Chelsea Art Week and an exhibition at Travers Smith headquarters in London.

EDUCATION

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

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2021 Royal College of Art. Cromwell Place, London (upcoming, 14 - 18 July)
2021 Chelsea Art Week, London
2021 Selected 2021 Graduates, Dyson Gallery, 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 Fragmentation, UAL Chinese Scholar Association. Coningsby Gallery, London
2015 Le Spot for Necker. Artcurial, Paris
2011 Camaleon. Bar Rouge, Shanghai
2011 ARSEP Photo Auction. Christie's, Paris
2010 Alternative Portrait Project. A Future Perfect, Shanghai

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016 Alternative Portrait Project & Chiaroscuro. Super Press HQ, Shanghai
2011 Camaleon. Art Labor Gallery, Shanghai
2011 Alternative Portrait Project. Jing An Shangri La Hotel, Shanghai

AWARDS

2021 Travers Smith CSR Art Programme
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

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS (ONLINE)

Void Collective Interview, 30 April 2021
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

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS (PRINT)

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

TALKS & EVENTS

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