Christian Lagata

Jerez de la Frontera, 1986

He lives between Madrid and Cadiz. He works as a freelance photographer and manages cultural activities.

Studied photography at the EEAA, Granada and cinema at IES Nestor Almendros, Sevilla. Master in Development Projects BlankPaper, and international contemporary photography Master EFTI, Madrid.

Masterclass and workshops with authors such as Cristina Garcia Rodero, Javier Vallhonrat, Lottie Davis, Gervasio Sanchez, Christian Patterson, Daniel Canogar, Eugenio Ampudia, Xavier Ribas, Ricardo Cases, David Jimenez, Simon Norfolk or Alexander Apostle, amongst others.

Co-founder Zunder Collective, curating exhibitions and cultural activities such as Photobook's Invaders, Casa del Lector, Matadero Madrid or installation Veta, with Rosell Meseguer, Fine Arts, UCM. Speaker at the conference "La vida es así, arte desde la precariedad" organized by La Trasera, Fine Arts, UCM. Art Follower SCAN, emerging photography Festival of Tarragona 2012.

Selected in Paraty em foco, Brazil, Encontros da Imagem, Braga, Portugal, Descubrimientos PHE 14, GuatePhoto 2015, Huéspedes del presente, curated by Marta Soul and Encontro de artistas novos V, Cidade da Cultura, Santiago by Rafael Doctor. Scholarship XII Roberto Villagraz EFTI. And selected by Jesús Micó to be part of Cuadernos de la Kursala.

The installation and the photobook, Up Around the Bend, where exhibited at Sala Kursala and Galería Cero, and published in renown media as Babelia, El País, Cultural, ABC, Diario de Cádiz, Paper Journal, Elephant Magazine, L'Ascenseur Vegetable, Photobookstore or Independent Photobook.
The project has also been present in specialized fairs like Rencontres d'Arles Photogrpahie, Fotobookfestival Kassel or París Photo.

http://cargocollective.com/christianlagata

Work

Christian Lagata
Christian Lagata
Christian Lagata
Christian Lagata

Exhibitions and publications

Solo Exhibition

2015
Up around the bend, comisariada por Gonzalo Golpe. Galería Cero, Madrid
• Screening, Guatephoto-Huéspedes del presente, comisariada por Marta Soul
• Sala Kursala, comisariada por Jesús Micó, Cádiz

2010
• Fundación Teresa Rivero, Jerez de la Frontera, Cádiz

 

Group Exhibition

2015
• La balada del fotógrafo emergente, Showroom, Madrid

2014
• Reflection, Fotomata Galeria, Sevilla

2013
• Blank Paper, Madrid

2012
• PA-TA-TA, Granada
 


Publicaiones / Actividades culturales

2015
• "L" publication 50th aniversary Kursala by Jesús Micó
• Up Around the Bend review in Paper Journal, UK
• Up Around the Bend interview in Elephant Magazine, UK
• Up Around the Bend in Babelia, El País, SP
• Up Around the Bend featured in L´Ascenseur Vegetal, FR
• Up Around the Bend featured in Photobookstore, UK
• Up Around the Bend featured in Independent photobook, UK
• Up Around the Bend interview in Yorokobu, SP
• Up Around the Bend interview in Diario de Cádiz, SP
• Invited to the round table "La balada del cíclope mecánico" with Eduardo Nave, Javier Díaz Guardiola and Gustavo Alemán, Showroom, Madrid


2013

• Presentation in "La vida es así, arte desde la precariedad", BBAA, UCM. Curated by Ignacio Navas
• Curator Photobook´s Invaders, Casa del lector, Matadero Madrid
• Curator VETA, instalation with Rosell Messeger and Madstock, BBAA, UCM, Espacio POOL


2012
• Art Follower, SCAN photo festival, Tarragona
• Curator group exhibition Zunder Collective, No-Lugar Gallery, Sevilla
• Founder Zunder Collective, Madrid

Awards and scholarships

2015
• Selected in Encontro de artistas novos V, Cidade da cultura, by Rafael Doctor Roncero

2014
• Primer Premio Beca Roberto Villagraz EFTI
• Seleccionado  Cuadernos de la Kursala by Jesús Micó
• Seleccionado Descubrimientos PHE
• Seleccionado Encontros de Braga, Portugal
• Seleccionado Paraty em foco, Brasil

2012
• Seleccionado PA-TA-TA, Granada

Education

2014/15
• Máster internacional de fotografía contemporánea y proyectos personales, EFTI, Madrid

2011/12
• Máster internacional de fotografía desarrollo de proyectos, BlankPaper. Madrid

2009/11
• Técnico superior en producción de radio, audiovisuales y espectáculos , I.E.S Néstor Almendros , Tomares-Sevilla

2007/09
• RRLL, UGR. Granada

 

Workshops

2015
• Eugenio Ampudia
• Daniel Canogar
• Xavier Ribas
• David Jiménez
• Jon Uriarte
• Alexander Apostol
•  Javier Vallhonrat

2012
• Christian Patterson
• Ricardo Cases

2011
• Cristina Garcia Rodero