Carla Herrera-Prats

Carla Herrera-Prats (Mexico City, 1973) received her BFA at “La Esmeralda” in Mexico City, and her MFA in Photography at CalArts, Los Angeles. She was also a fellow at the Whitney Independent Study Program in New York. Herrera-Prats has shown her individual work in venues such as Centro de la Imagen, Museo Dolores Olmedo, Centre Vu, Artists Space, TestSite, Space Other, and The Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, among others. From the Fondo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes she received the “Jóvenes Creadores” scholarship and support for studies abroad. She has also been recipient of the Interdisciplinary Grant from CalArts, the Van Lier Foundation Fellowship, and the Jumex Collection Support. Since 2010, Herrera-Prats works exclusively in collaboration with Anthony Graves as Camel Collective. Through processes of archival research, dramaturgy, printmaking, painting, and photography, the group focusses on the problematics of labor, pedagogy, theater, and collectivity. Herrera-Prats taught as a full-time visiting artist in the photo area of the School of the Museum of Fine Arts (2005-2013), the Department of Visual and Environmental Studies of Harvard University (2005) and the Photo and Media Program of the California Institute of the Arts (2008-2009). She has lectured at Cooper Union (2009) and at the Vermont College of Fine Arts (2009-2010) as visiting artist. She has coordinated SOMA Summer since its inception in 2010.

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