Reaching a monthly audience of over 2.5 million and growing steadily. As the managing editor of LensCulture, Alexander shapes the site’s daily mix of features, interviews, book reviews and video content—all of which reaches a global monthly audience of 2.5 million photography lovers. He also manages the site’s vibrant Instagram feed, which has grown to over 445,000 followers since January 2015. One particular pleasure has been producing LensCulture’s recent written and video interviews with photographers. These interviews have been conducted all over the world — in studios, at festivals and online — with some of today’s most accomplished image-makers.
Besides his editorial work, Alexander has helped organize international exhibitions in cities such as London, Barcelona and San Francisco. He has also covered prominent festivals and exhibitions around the globe and served as an expert for numerous portfolio reviews across Europe.
Certificato QIP/QEP MQEP 2016
Gubbio – Cefalù – Catania – Sorrento – VillaPicena – Lanciano
Kodak calendario 2000
Presente con due immagini Wedding
Presente con l’immagine Calendario 2005
Fondazione Mario Negri Sud
Calendari sociali anni 2009/2010/2011 Interamente realizzati
Calendari sociali Neonatologia anni 2008/2010
Diversi AWARDS Internazionali
Realizzazione di due film Cortometraggi “Gente Altrove” “Sandali”
Sandali riceve 2 premi in due diversi Contest di Cortometraggi
11 libri fotografici interamente realizzati per Case Editrici
Carsa Edizioni – Carabba – Rivista Abruzzese
Mostre in diverse Città Italiane e Europee
Dal 2009 a oggi eseguo corsi di fotografia Base e Avanzato
Corsi di Fotografia
Liceo Artistico Lanciano – Scuole Elementari Lanciano
Her photographic projects speaks about, through images, what man could live in his life by sharing philosophical concepts with a meditative viewer that have always accompanied the growth of human evolution.
Among her professional experiences:
2009/2010: Teacher for “Digital image processing” Course at the Academy of Fine Arts in Foggia
2010/2011: Teacher for “Computer Graphics” Course (MA) at the Academy of Fine Arts in Foggia
2011/2012: Teaching for of Photography and Digital Video Course at the Academy of Fine Arts in Bari
2011/2012: Professor for a Workshop named “The photographic portrait in Italy: the last 50 years” at the Bielefeld University
Photo exhibition “Uncertain Balance” – 3rd Italian photography Biennial Festival – Bibbiena (Tuscany)
Juror for Portfolio reading at the “Pictures Meetings” of Bibbiena for the “Italian Center of Author Photography “
– Photo exhibition “Uncertain Balance” – 3rd Italian photography Biennial FEstival – Bibbiena (Tuscany) 012
– Participation in the competition “Competition Print Photo Preyer”
– Participation in the contest “Pet photo Contest 2012”
2012: Winner of “8th Biennial Dicillo” Video section “Stand Up”
2013: FIOF Awards 2013 Juror with Danis Curti (Contrasto) and Francesco Bosso
2014: FIOF Awards 2014 Juror
Within this forest of individuals and couples, that is to say, of unique or double bodies, alone or in the company of others, the work of Esteban Abad, from Alicante, is getting bigger. With resolve and sense of reality, with patience, with an outstanding touch of generosity towards the others, accumulated in the way he dresses or strips them, always accompanied by the beauty of the best lighting, which emerges from his eye of photographer.
Therefore, it is not surprising that his daily work is basically focused on studio photography, social reportage and nude photography, without excluding other projects related to advertising: catalogues, shoes, accessories, food, etc.
The fusion between the photographic interests of Vicente Esteban and his daily professional activity is so balanced that, occasionally, many of his works become a personal work of art.
Irina Chmyreva is co-founder and art-director of PhotoVisa, the main and largest international festival of photography in Russia out of Moscow. The annual festival has the exhibition program, portfolio review, multimedia projections, lectures, workshops and presentation of the results of contest, which has the international jury. Every year the festival announces the main theme in spring and open the contest. The events of the festival take place in October in the cities of Krasnodar region near Black sea.
Mrs.Chmyreva is also a writer, curator of exhibitions and researcher. For last eight years she is senior researcher in Russian Academy of Arts, National Institute of Theory and History of Art, Moscow, Russia. From 2011 till 2015 she had a position of senior curator of the Project In Support for Photography in Russia running by IRIS Foundation. Since 2007 she writes a monthly published column in FOTO&video magazine, the only professional paper edition in her country.
In 2012 she was one of the international team of curators of the main program Contemporary Russian Photography at Biennial FotoFest in Houston, USA. She is a member of international editorial board of «European Photography» magazine.
In 2014 she was a jury member of Hasselblad Award. As a photoeditor she was involved into several book projects and published a lot of portfolios in different off-line and on-line resources. She curated more then hundred exhibitions over the world and lectured in many festivals and University degree programs.
She is mostly interested to review the portfolios open the boudaries of photography for multi-media, mixed media experiments; she appreciate to see conceptional projects and the works connected with the history of arts.
Mrs. Chmyreva is looking for work that might be exhibited in PhotoVisa festival and published in resources which she connected with. Because she has a long time experience in curating exhibitions and making books as an editor she can offer an advice how to edit and present the results of the work at the exhibitions and publications.
Since 2010 is the Italian curator of Epea, European Photo Exhibition Award.
This is a project for the development of young talents in photography developed in collaboration between four European foundations: Fondazione Banca del Monte di Lucca (Italy), the Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian (Portugal), the Fritt Ord Foundation (Norway) and the Körber-Stiftung (Germany).
More info at www.epeaphoto.org
He has written articles and contributions on photography for several catalogs, books and magazines.
It been appointed to the expert as for portfolio reviews for:
– Les Rencontres d’Arles – Unique Artistic Director of the Festival to Italy
– CENTER – Santa Fe – Colorado (USA)
– Kaunas Festival – Lithuania
– Lens Culture – Olanda
– Lugano Photo Days – Svizzera
He’s member of the Nominating committee for the Joop Swart Masterclass at World Press Photo Foundation
Currently a member of the international jury of the prize:
MANUEL ORTIZ RIVERA-THE FOUNDATION FOR DOCUMENTARY FILM & PHOTOGRAPHY