Joan Fontcuberta was born in 1955 in Barcelona, Spain, where he lives and works. With nearly four decades of prolific dedication to photography, he has developed a both artistic and theoretical work, which focuses on the conflicts between nature, technology, photography, and truth. He has done solo shows at New York MoMA, Chicago Art Institute or Valencia IVAM among others, and his work has been collected by the Metropolitan Museum of Art (NY), San Francisco MoMA, National Gallery of Art (Ottawa), Folkwang Museum (Essen), Muse National d'Art Contemporain Centre Georges Pompidou (Paris), Stedelijk Museum (Amsterdam), MACBA (Barcelona), MNCARS (Madrid), and others. Fontcuberta has been the recipient of the Hasselblad Foundation Photography Award in 2013.
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