Cristina Nuñez

Spain

Born in Figueras (Spain) in 1962, Cristina Nuñez is a self-taught artist-photographer whose work has been published and exhibited internationally.
Following a troubled adolescence with drugs, Cristina Nuñez has been taking self-portraits since 1988 as a form of self-therapy, to explore her personal and creative identity and to raise her self-esteem, especially in moments of crisis. In 2007 she started to put together her project SOMEONE TO LOVE, her autobiography in self-portraits, family pictures, video and text.
In 2005 Nuñez built THE SELF-PORTRAIT EXPERIENCE her own method to expore one’s own inner life using the self-portrait, with guidelines for an intuitive perception and choice of the works. Since 2005 Nuñez teaches her self-portrait method in workshops and conferences in galleries, museums, fine art accademies, prisons, mental health centers, untiversities.
Her works have been shown at the Rencontres Internationales de la Photographie in Arles, at the Casino of Luxemburg, at the Mois de la Photo in Montreal, at Palazzo Vecchio in Florence, at Palazzo Reale in Milan, at the Centre Nationale de l’Audiovisuel in Luxemburg, at the Museo di Fotografia Contemporanea in Cinisello Balsamo, at The Private Space Gallery and H2O Gallery in Barcelona, at Peri Photographic Centre in Turku and at the Finnish Museum of Photography in Helsinki.

https://cristinanunez.com/

Someone to Love
Cristina Nuñez. 2011. Spain, Switzerland. vo English. s Spanish. 24’