2006

Madrid, Spain

IV War Correspondents Training, Ground forces Army School,

Course in International Humanitarian Law and Peace-keeping operations, Spanish Red Cross

2002

Barcelona, Spain

Photojournalism, Postgraduate Degree, Barcelona Autónoma University

2001

Valencia, Spain

M.A Fine Arts, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia

2000

Oklahoma, US

M.A. Photography, University of Oklahoma. PROMOE Scholarship

1975

Alicante, Spain

Born

2014

Los Ángeles. US

“Party”, Paris Photo Los Ángeles.

London, UK

“The Afronauts” La New Gallery. Pinta. The Modern & Contemporary Latin American Art Show

New York. US

"Seven Stories” Dilllon Gallery

2013

Brazil

“The Afronauts,” Paraty Festival

Alicante, Spain

“Vida y milagros de Paula P”, MUA Museum

Frankfurt, Germany

“The Afronauts,” Deustche Börse HQ

France

“The Afronauts,” Les Rencontres de la Photographie d´Arles. Section Officielle

Paris, France

“The Afronauts,” Festival Circulation (S)

France

“The Afronauts,” Musée des Beaux Arts de Mulhouse, Biennale de la Photographie de Mulhouse

Paris, France

“The Afronauts,” Tagomago Gallery

Vevey, Switzerland

“The Afronauts,” Espace QUAI1

Italy

“The Afronauts,” Festival di la Fotografia Europea

Rome, Italy

“The Afronauts,” T.R.I.P. Mercato Traiano di Roma , Reggio Emilia

New York City

“The Afronauts”, Dillon Gallery

Madrid, Spain

“The Afronauts”, La New Gallery, Museum of the University of Cádiz

2012

Itinerance

Caja Mediterráneo

Madrid, Spain

“The Afronauts,” La New Gallery

Cádiz, Spain

“The Afronauts,” Kursala, Universidad de Cádiz

Guatemala

“The Afronauts,” GuatePhoto OpenCall

2011

Albacete, Spain

“Welcome,” Sede AB Photo

Itinerant until 2013

Vida y milagros de Paula P. Obra social de la Caja Mediterráneo

2009

Madrid, Spain

“PolySpam,” Galería Proyecto Arte

Madrid, Spain

PhotoEspaña09

Vevey, Switzerland

Itinerant

“The City,” Obra Social Caixa Galicia, A Coruña

Madrid, Barcelona

Kulunguelé. Forum Fnac Alicante, Fnac Madrid Sur & Fnac Diagonal Barcelona

2014

“Not All Documents Are Records”. Open Eye Gallery.

Liverpool. UK

Barcelona, Spain

“Fotolibros. Aquí y ahora”. Fundació Fotocolectania

New York City

“New Spanish Photography Visions Beyond Borders” Juan Carlos I Of Spain Center

2013

New York City

“The Shadows Took Shape,” The Studio Museum in Harlem

2011

Vevey, Switzerland

“Images 2010,” Festival

2010

Vevey, Switzerland

“Images 2010,” Festival

Madrid, Spain

“Caminos de Hierro 2010,” Fundación Ferrocarriles Españoles

Madrid, Spain

“Certamen Arte Joven de la Universidad Complutense de Madrid”

2009

Ibiza, Spain

“Memorandum,” Museo de Arte Contemporneo de Ibiza

Valencia, Spain

“Objetivos del Milenio,” Galería Arte Xerea

Madrid, Spain

“El Agua de Madrid,” Fundación Canal, PHE09

Madrid, Spain

“Caminos de Hierro,” Fundación Ferrocarriles Españoles

Madrid, Spain

“A 1,20metros Por los Derechos de la Infancia remio int. de fotografía Luis Valtueña, Médicos del Mundo

2008

“12 fotoperiodistas en el Camino,” Fundación Xacobeo

2006

Alicante, Spain

“Mulier-Mulieris,” Museo de la Universidad de Alicante

2014

Madrid, Spain

“Party” Best International Photobook. PHE PHotoespaña

2013

Miami, FL

PULSE Miami IMPULSE Prize

New York, NY

Infinity Award for a Publication, ICP

London, England

Deutsche Börse Photography Prize 2013, Finalist

2012

Paris, New York

First Book Prize. Aperture/Paris Photo 2012, Finalist

Arles, France

Photo Folio Review, Rencontres de la Photographie

New York City

Hey Hot Shot. Jen Bekman Gallery, Finalist

New York City

“3rd Ward. Open Call,” Finalist

London, UK

“Academia Appulia,” Finalist

London, UK

Sony World Photography Awards, 2nd prize

London, UK

Renaissance Photography Prize, Finalist

New York City

PDN Photo Annual, Finalist

2011

Paris, France

Cum Laude award, Martin Chambi. Union Latine

New York City

Lightside/Humble Arts Grant for individual Project

Castellón, Spain

Colección Sarthou Carreres, Second Prize

London, UK

Pollux Awards, Portrait September, First Place

2010

Caminos de Hierro, Ferrocarriles Españoles Foundation, Special Mention

Madrid, Spain

Colmenar Viejo Environemental Photography Contest

Albarracín photography and Journalism gatherings, Santa María Foundation, Finalist

Madrid, Spain

“International Humaniarian Photography Contest Juan Valtueña,” promoted by Doctors of the World, Finalist

2009

A Coruña, Spain

Juan Cancelo National Photojournalism Price, First National Prize

Madrid, Spain

Barrio de las Letras Photography Competition

Fnac de Fotografía 2009 New Talent award, Honors

Valencia, Spain

“Solidaria ’09,” Second Prize, Photo Contest promoted by the Council of Valencia

Madrid, Spain

Selected photographer to document the ARCO Contemporary Art Fair

Gijón, Spain

“International Photojournalism Festival of Gijón,” Finalist

FNAC New Photographic Talent ’09, Exceptional Honorific Mention

ARCO 2009 Fotoreportaje Award

Premios Ejército de Fotografía 2009, Special mention

Ciudad de Gijón XIII Photojournalism International Awards

2008

Madrid, Spain

“Revelados ’08,” Second Prize

Ibiza, Spain

First Art Call Can Pou and collective exhibition, Gallery Via 2

Valencia, Spain

“Objetivo Abierto. Solidaria 2008,” Second place, Generalitat Valenciana

2007

Madrid, Spain

Plataforma 2015, Second Prize at the National Photography Contest

Photographer selected for the project “6 fotoperiodistan en el Camino,” Xacobeo Foundation

Saxe-Coburg private collection Portugal

Portugal

Bank Art Collection Espiritu Santo

Valencia, Spain

Polytechnic University o f Valencia collection

Alicante, Spain

Work on t he art collection of t he City of Birmingham

Fundación Sarthou Carreres

Party. Party. Quitonasto form Chanmair Mao Tungest, published March 2014 by Archive of

Modern Conflict in association with RM Verlag

SPBH Book Club Vol III, London, 2013.

The Afronauts

2014

London

The Photobook: A History Volume III by Martin Parr and Gerry Badger, Phaidon

2014

“Enchanting Portraits Inspired by Spam Mail and the People Who Send them,” Huffpost Arts and Culture (Aug 15, 2014)

“Poly-Spam: photographer turns junk mail into striking visuals,” CBCRadio (August 14, 2014)

“‘Poly-Spam’ is an artwork that illustrates the stories in spam e-mail,” The Washington Post (August 22, 2014)

“Cristina De Middel, Party. Quitonasto Form Chanmair Mao Tungest,” Collector Daily (August 7, 2014)

Priscilla Frank, “10 Contemporary Photographers Who Are Pushing The Boundaries Of Their Medium,” The Huffington Post (April 11, 2014)

“Photographer Brings Spam Emails to Life,” Mashable (July 23, 2014)

“A Clever Parody That Somehow Makes Mao Zedong Funny,” Wired (July 24, 2014)

“10 Photographers You Should Know at Paris Photo LA 2014,” Complex Magazine (April 24, 2014)

2013

Holland Cotter, “Going Beyond Blackness, Into the Starry Skies,” The New York Times (November 15, 2013)

Edo Dijksterhuis, “Black Power In A Parallel Universe,” ArtSlant (Oct 23, 2013)

“Cristina De Middel: SPBH Book Club Vol III,” SMBH mag (July 17, 2013)

“Cristina De Middel,” Le Bal (April 27, 2013)

“Cristina De Middel Snap Fingers and Whistle,” Getxophoto (August/September 2013)

Martha Schwendener, “Cristina de Middel: ‘The Afronauts,’” The New York Times (September 5, 2013)

“Cristina de Middel // SPBH Book Club Vol III,” Haveanicebook.com

“Cristina De Middel,” TimeMachine Mag

“Cristina De Middel,” The New Frame (April 2013)

Tereza Pultarova, “The Dreams and Reality of Zambia Space Program,” Space Safety Magazine (Mau 15, 2013)

“SPBH Book Club Vol. III,” L’Ascenseur Végétal

Jim Reed, “I Want to be in America,” GUP Magazine (July 16, 2013)

“The Afronauts,” 6 Mois

“Final Frontier: the Photographs of Cristina De Middel,” The Telegraph

Amy Halliday and Jeremy Kuper, “The Afronauts–a Zambian Space Odyssey,” Mail & Guardian (January 11, 2013)

Maria Teresa Salvati, “An Interview with Cristina De Middel,” GUP Magazine (January 17, 2013)

“El africano que querían adelantar Neil Armstrong,” Ocultados.com (January 25, 2013)

“The Afronauts by Cristina de Middel,” Indiereader.com (January 10, 2013)

“Décollage immediate,” Afriqueinvisu.org (February 27, 2013)

“Eram Os Deuss Afronautas?” Bravo! (March 2013, edition 187)

“Afronauten,” 3sat.de

“Zambiske ‘Afronauts’ ville nå først til månen,” Afrikablog.dk (March 1, 2013)