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Brief info

f. 1990

Carlos holds a MFA graduated with High Honors from KASK-Conservatorium and an Architect’s Degree from UPM Madrid.

He has developed his practice through institutions and exhibition spaces such as Matadero Madrid (El Ranchito Residence), Fotografisk Center (Copenhagen), Night Shift – Vooruit (Ghent), The Lisbon Architecture Triennale, Weserhalle Christmas Auction (Berlin), CAAM (Las Palmas de Gran Canaria) or César Manrique Centenary Program (Lanzarote Island Council). And festivals like Distorsion Ø (Copenhagen), Copenhagen Light Festival or Eufònic (Terres de l´Ebre), among others. His work has been recognized with prizes and grants including Young Art Prize Gijón/Xixón (Work in Public Collection), Billedkunst Arbejdslegat – Stantens Kunstfond, Residence at Statens Værksteder for Kunst, Injuve Creation Grant, and more.

He has contributed to spatial design and public art projects such as the Matrikel1 interiors or the New Bispebjerg Hospital Integrated Art Project, both in Copenhagen. He has been awarded in competitions such as the New Touristic and Interpretation Centers – CEIT (Canary Island Architecture Councils), Lanzarote Public Library Interiors (Second Prize) or the Cosentino Design Challenge for  students (First Prize).

He has developed different roles in the editorial realm such as co-editor (PANGEA, until 2016), contributor (The Word Magazine) or academic referee (ARIS, UCM School of Fine Arts). 

Photo: Alet Agency

Projekter af

AMBTGCAWLAV is a project made up of artworks with a very specific form: compositions of large photographic prints and objects that dialogue with each other.

In the small photo workshop Carlos Álvarez Clemente has been experimenting with diversities and different approaches to perception through his camera.