Alinka Echeverría

(Mexico/UK)

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Alinka Echeverría is a Mexican-British artist and visual anthropologist working in multiple media. She holds a Master’s degree in Social Anthropology (University of Edinburgh, 2004; Erasmus exchange, Università di Bologna, 2003) and a postgraduate degree in Photography (International Center of Photography, New York, 2008).

Her work has been widely exhibited, including solo exhibitions at The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Preus Museum (Norway’s National Museum of Photography), the Johannesburg Art Gallery, Arles’ Les Rencontres de la Photographie and The California Museum of Photography. In recent years she has been a finalist for the Prix Elyséefor mid-career artists, selected for FOAM Museum’s Talent award and the BMW Art & Culture Residency at the Nicéphore Niépce Museum, voted International Photographer of the Year by the Lucie Awards, and awarded the HSBC Prize for Photography. Her work forms part of several public and institutional collections such as LACMA, The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Musée Nicéphore Niépce, The Museum of Fine Arts in Houston, FOAM Museum, Musée de l’Elysée and the Swiss Foundation of Photography.