Location: London
Website: http://www.almudenaromero.co.uk/
Bio:

Almudena Romero (b.1986) is a visual artist working with early photographic processes such as cyanotype, salt printing or wet plate collodion, along with new technologies including social media and 3D printing. In 2016-2015, Almudena has worked with TATE Britain, National Portrait Gallery, Mitsubishi Ichigokan Museum (Tokyo), the Fundación Mapfre (Madrid) and the Victoria & Albert Museum to deliver different educational projects (talks, workshops, demonstrations) to promote knowledge, understanding and enjoyment of early photographic processes. Her practice has been exhibited throughout the UK and internationally in galleries and festivals including the Brighton Photo Biennial and PhotoIreland, and has been featured in TimeOut, DUST magazine, Uncertain States and Photomonitor.

Education
2015 Pg Cert Academic Practice in Art,Design & Communication, UAL.
2012 MA Photography, London College of Communication, UAL.
2011 Photojournalism, documentary photography & studio lighting, University of Montreal, UdeM.
2004/10 BA (Hons) Communication,Complutense University of Madrid
2008/09 Art Workshops in non-formaleducation. University of Fine Arts of Madrid
Commissions
2016. Mitsubishi Ichigokan Museum. Cameraless photography workshops.
2016. Fundación Mapfre Cultura. Wet Plate Collodion Pop Up Darkroom.
2016. Team London Bridge & Fantasy High Street Festival. Public artwork.
2015. Victoria and Albert Museum. Wet Plate Collodion Pop Up Darkroom
2015. CultureShock Media, V&A Museum channel. Wet collodion and albumen print demonstration.
2015. Paradise Over Pavements, Emergency Exit Artist.Garden Shed Installation and cyanotype workshop.

Residencies
2016. The Camera Club. London, UK.
2016. Revela-T Festival. Catalonia, Spain.
2016. Process. Scene Art. London, UK.
2015 E5 Process Darkroom. London, UK.
2014 Double Negative Dark Room. London, UK.
Publications & Press
2015. Time Out. Press. Practice Featured.
2015. Photomonitor. Online publication. Project featured: self-constructed
2015. Uncertain States.Print Publication. Project featured: self-constructed
2015. The Old Girls Club. Online Publication. Project featured:self-constructed
2015. She Shoots Film.Online publication. Project featured: self-constructed
2012 . Recreative. Online publication. Artist of the month. August 2012. Project featured: Sports Professionals of the 21st Century.
2012 . Les Editions Du Somnambule art magazine. Print publication. Project featured: Fissazioni
2012 . DUST magazine online. Project featured: Fissazioni
2010 Cadavre Exquis, St.Cyprien Library.Photobook.
2009 Fototalentos,Universia. Photobook.
Awards, Grants and Contests
2015 Finalist, The Worldwide Photography Gala Awards.
2014 Winner, Ideas Tap , Night Contact, Brighton Photo Biennial.
2013 Shortlisted, Challenge The Unchallengeable open call,London.
2012 Recipient, New Creative Markets Programme, Four Corners Gallery, London
2012 Shortlisted, Novel Authors Grant. PHOTON Festival, Valencia, Spain.
2009 Shortlisted, Universia Contest Fototalentos, Spain.
2009 Recipient, FARO Grant. UCM. Madrid, Spain.
Symposiums, Lectures and Workshops
2016

Artist talk. TATE Britain. London, UK.
Workshop Leader, Wet Plate Collodion, National Portrait Gallery, London, UK.
Workshop Leader. Camera-less photography series of workshops, Mitsubishi Ichigokan Museum, Tokyo.
Workshop Leader. Wet Plate Collodion workshop. Sotheby's Institute of Art, London.
Workshop Leader. Fundación MAPFRE Cultura. Camera-Less Photography workshop, Madrid.
Workshop Leader. Victoria & Albert Museum. Camera-less photography series of workshops for secondary schools, London.
Workshop Leader. Collaborative cyanotype workshop. Scene Art Process, London.
Workshop Leader. Salt Print Process. Four Corners Gallery. London.UK
Workshop Leader. Wet Plate Collodion. Four Corners Gallery. London.UK
Visiting practitioner. Wet Plate Collodion. BA Photography Students. London College of Communication. UAL, London.
Visiting practitioner, 3D Portraiture. BA Photography Students. London College of Communication. UAL, London.
Visiting practitioner. Cyanotype Process. BA Photography Students. University of Westminster. London
Visiting practitioner. Salt Print Process. BA Photography Students. University of Westminster. London
Tutor, staff development courses. Chemigrams. London College of Communication. UAL, London.
Tutor, staff development courses. Wet Plate Collodion. London College of Communication. UAL, London.
Tutor, staff development courses. Wet Plate Collodion. Southampton Solent University. UK
Tutor, Darkroom Photography: Analogue Processes. London College of Communication. UAL, London.
Tutor, Black and White Photography Darkroom Techniques. London College of Communication. UAL, London.
Tutor, Photofusion photography courses.
2015

Workshop leader. Wet Plate Collodion.V&A Museum.
Workshop leader. Wet Plate Collodion. MA photography students. Sotheby's Institute of Art.
Workshop leader.Wet Plate Collodion. Four Corners
Workshop leader. Open House.Camberwell College of Arts.
Workshop leader. On Light. Wellcome Trust & UCL.
Associate Lecturer .Wet Plate Collodion. Camberwell College of Arts.
Tutor. Digital Photography. Chelsea College of Arts.
Tutor. Alternative Photographic Printing, Camberwell College of Arts.
Speaker. William Whiffin's East End. Tower Hamlets Local History Library & Archives
Speaker. London Alternative Photography Collective.
Speaker. Panel discussion. Shadows Symposium. UAL
Guest Speaker. London College of Communication. BA Photography students.
Guest Speaker. Underway. Photography Archive and Research Centre. UAL
2014

Tutor. Alternative Photographic Printing, Camberwell College of Arts
Tutor.International Summer School for 16-18 Year Olds, Camberwell College of Arts
Tutor. Digital Photography,Camberwell College of Arts
Workshop Facilitator. Open House.Camberwell College of Arts
Teaching Assistant. Adventures in Polaroids, Double Negative Darkroom
2012

GuestSpeaker, Transgressive Image Symposium, UAL.

Exhibitions:

2016. MozEx. Curated by V&A and Tate Digital Learning teams.
2016. Victoria and Albert Museum. Wet plate collodion workshop display. London, UK.
2016. Fundación MAPFRE Cultura. Pop up collodion darkroom tintypes display. Madrid, Spain.
2016. Brighton Photo Fringe with the London Alternative Photography Collective. Brighton, Uk.
2016. Process. Dreamspace Gallery. London, Uk
2016. Chasing Shadows. Lake District Arts Centre. Kendal. UK
2016. Obsolete and Discontinued. Revela-T. Cataluña. Spain
2016. Obsolete and Discontinued. Photokina. Cologne. Germany.
2016. Process. Scene Art Gallery. London, UK.
2015. Revela-T Festival, Cataluña, Spain.
2015. ACTINIC Festival, Edinburgh, UK.
2015. Analogue Mania Festival, Timisoara, Romania
2015. Gallery X, Dublin ,Photoireland, Ireland.
2015. The Arts Pavilion. Photomonth. London, UK.
2015. The Fitzrovia Gallery, London, UK.
2015. This Is What A Photographer Looks Like. (with Old Girls Club & Metro Imaging) London, UK.
2014. Open Peckham Platform, London, UK.
2014. Night Contact, Brighton Photo Biennial, UK.
2014. The Polaroid show, Doomed Gallery, London, UK.
2014. London Analogue Festival, OXO Tower Wharf, London, UK.
2014. Spring Salon, Double Negative Darkroom, London, UK.
2013. Camberwell College of Arts, London, UAL, UK.
2013. Print it, UAL Showroom, London, UK.
2012. A Forming State, London College of Communication, London, UK.
2012. PHOTON Festival, Valencia, Spain.
2011. Arte Emergente Urgente, E-1 Gallery, Madrid, Spain.
2011. 20 projets | 20 regards, RCA building of Montreal, Canada.
2011. Fotoaplauso, Madrid, Spain.
2010. Fissazioni,Projection at the Château D’eau Gallery in Toulouse, France.
2010. Cadavre Exquis, St Cyprien Library, Toulouse, France. Feedback,
2010. La Loupiote, Toulouse, France.
2009. St Cyprien, La Gouaille, Toulouse, France.
2009. Fototalentos, University of Valladolid, Spain.