Contact
info.karinacastro@gmail.com
Via Montevideo
20144 Milan, Italy
VAT Registration 10335270962




Karina Castro (Portuguese, b.1990) is a visual artist and photographer based in Milan, Italy. Her practice focuses on the conditions of the territory socio-political issues and architecture, prompting a dialogue about the current environment circumstances. She is the recipient of the European talent of 2021, the curation of New European Photography done by Gup Magazine. Her works have been shown nationally and internationally including the Science and Industry Museum in Manchester curated by the Royal Photographic Society, the Royal Geographical Society in London and have been published in different books and magazines. Over the years she has carried out visual research and editorial projects, collaborating with institutions, publishers and architects.

In 2017 documented at La Biennale di Venezia the art section Pavillion of Portugal, organized by Direção-Geral das Artes.

In 2018 the research on Monte Amiata Housing by Carlo Aymonino and Aldo Rossi was published as a book by Divisare Books. 

In 2019 she was selected by ArchDaily and ElleDecor in the list of 12 women professional photographers whose work is essential to communicate space and architecture representation.

In 2020 completed the research Human Domination on Earth. 

In 2021 she was selected as European talent of 2021, the curation of New European Photography done by Gup Magazine


Education
Photography at NABA New Academy of Fine Arts, Milan Italy
Photography at Portuguese Institue of Photography, Porto Portugal
Photographer assistant at Miro Zagnoli Studio, Milan Italy

Group Exhibition
Grizedale Arts

Cumbria, UK

Curated by Royal Geographical Society

The Institute of the British Geographers
20 December until 24 April, 2022


Moors Valley Country Park and Forest
 Dorset, UK

Curated by Royal Geographical Society

The Institute of the British Geographers
4 October until 19 December, 2021


Haute Photographie
Amsterdam, Netherlands 
Curated by Fresh eyes and Gup magazine
15 September 2021

Riaperture Ferrara Photofestival
Ferrara, Italy
10 September until 3 October, 2021

Royal Geographical Society
London, UK
Curated by Royal Geographical Society,
The Institute of the British Geographers
26 July until 25 August, 2021

Dalby Visitor Centre
North Yorkshire, UK
Curated by Royal Geographical Society,
The Institute of the British Geographers
26 June until 19 September, 2021

Museum of Science and Industry
Manchester, UK
Curated by Royal Photographic Society
12 February until May 20, 2021


Selection
Selected as European talent of 2021
by Fresh Eyes and GUP Magazine, Amsterdam

Selected by ArchDaily and ElleDecor in the list of 12 women professional photographers whose work is essential to communicate space

Books
Monte Amiata Housing
Carlo Aymonino, Aldo Rossi
Publisher: Divisare Books
Pages 32, Size 14.8 x 21 Paperback

Selected Publications
Cultural Bulletin, Issue E
Il Fotografo, Issue 328
Fresh-Eyes, New European Photography 2021, book distributed by Artibooks
Twentieth Early Twenty-First Century, book published by Routledge Companion
C41 Magazine, video-interview by Robin Sara Stauder
Domus Magazine, review written by Raffaele Vertaldi
Broad Magazine, article written by Gergo Farkas
Icarus Complex Magazine, interview by Afsaneh Angelina Rafii
Artribune, article written by Giulia Mura
ArchDaily, article written by Romullo Baratto

Contact
info.karinacastro@gmail.com
Via Montevideo, 20144 Milan
VAT Registration 10335270962
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Upcoming exhibitions:
26 July, Royal Geographical Society, London UK
10 September, Riaperture Photofestival, Ferrara IT
15 September, Haute Photographie, Amsterdam