Alexandra Diez de Rivera is a Spanish-Argentine visual artist based in London working with photography.
Her work has been included in publications such as Vanity Fair, FT Magazine, Shanghai Daily, and Le Point and exhibited in galleries both nationally and internationally. She is represented in private collections inthe UK, China, France, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Belgium, Greece the USA and UAE.
Diez de Rivera has been nominated for several Fine Art Photography Awards and was a finalist of the 2020 Critical Mass Competition and winner of the UAL Chinese Association Open Call. Diez de Rivera is known for her theatrical tableaux and staged portraits of The Alternative Portrait Project and is now focusing on her personal work, exploring themes around history, memory and identity through experimental photographic techniques at the Royal College of Art in London.
Privately commissioned family and group portraits of real people playing out their real lives, with a little imagination thrown in.
Ongoing series, by commission, since 2008.
Portraits of children in the style of Old Master paintings. The somber and emotionless expressions of children do not alarm us in renaissance paintings but meeting their gaze in a contemporary photograph is quite different and unsettling.
Ongoing series, by commission, since 2012.