Alejandra Carles-Tolra Providence, RI, United States
Alejandra Carles-Tolra is a Spanish photographer (Barcelona), who is currently based between Boston and Providence. She is interested in examining and raising questions about how an individual’s identity is transformed by the group they belong to, and also on how the first shapes the latter.
Carles-Tolra received a BA in Sociology from the University of Barcelona and an MFA in Photography at Massachusetts College of Art and Design. Her work has been exhibited internationally, most recently at the New York Times Photo Awards, Valid Foto BCN Gallery in Barcelona and the Boston Young Contemporaries. Her work has received several awards and mentions such as 21 New & Emerging Photographers by Lens Culture, Descubrimientos PhotoEspaña 2013 and 2nd Prize winner at the Biennal for Young Artists at the Sabadell Fine Arts Academy.