MARTES DE PHOTO // Ana Yturralde
May 2nd. 22h
CLAUSTRE. CENTRE CULTURAL LA NAU. Free access.
Martes de Foto (MdF) is a cultural photographic proposal created by the photographer Ana Jiménez in Valencia that satisfy the necessity of being in contact with partners of profession in a physical and interactive way, avoiding the social networks to know personally each other. Every first Tuesday of the month, Martes de Foto organizes a meeting that offers the possibility of discovering live the work of different professional photographers to know the person behind the camera and the work he performs and to be able to ask him why Its execution or technique without media barriers. In their first year of life (the first session took place in November 2015), they up to 17 professionals have presented their works in MdF. The proposal has become an essential photographic event in the city that already moves a large loyal audience that does not miss a session. On Tuesday, May 2nd, PhotOn Festival will host the monthly session of Martes de Foto with the presentation of the work of the photographer Ana Yturralde.
BIOGRAPHY ANA YTURRALDE
Ana Yturralde is a photographer specialized in portraiture, humanitarian reporting and photojournalism. Much of his work has been done in Africa and exhibited in various galleries and museums. Some of his most outstanding publications are the participation in “The Emerging Photographers Fund” of the prestigious agency Magnum Photos; The publication of the report entitled “The Danger of Being Albino in Africa” in “El Pais Semanal” with the subsequent publication in Spain and France of the book “Albinism. A genetic condition, two realities: Spain and Senegal” or the publication of the book “The City of the Ladies in Pictures.”
Yturralde has been selected as finalist in several contests such as the 12th Smithsonian 2015 Photo Contest, the HIPA 2014 Life in Color Award or the 1st International Photography Award REVELA 2012 and she has been one of the winners of “The Fresh M.I.L.K. Photography competition “with Elliott Erwitt, an eminent Magnum Photos photographer as the main judge along with the publication of the book” Fresh M.I.L.K : Friends, Families, Lovers & Laughter.”
Yturralde has collaborated with David Alan Harvey, photographer of Magnum Photos and National Geographic, being his assistant during two workshops in 2007 and has given photography workshops in Spain and Senegal.
Among his individual exhibitions are those held at the Cantabria Parliament in Santander, Casa África in Las Palmas, the Valencia Museum of Ethnology (La Beneficencia Cultural Center) in Valencia, the Domus Museum in A Coruña, the Sala Lametro (FGV) Valencia and participate in the Biennale Dak’Art Off 08 of Dakar.
Recently two of his photographs have just been included in the artistic funds of the Alcobendas Art Center, Madrid.