Alfredo De Stéfano Farías

Born in Monclova, Coahuila, city in the Northeast of Mexico and found in the middle of the desert.  Considered one of the most important contemporary conceptual photographers in the country.  His passion is the landscape and specifically that of the desert, panorama that he has traveled through innumerable times, sometimes taking pictures of it and sometimes intervening in it. His photographic series include
Of Places without a Future ( 1992), Remains of Paradise (1996), Replenishing Emptiness (2002) and A Brief Chronicle of Light (2006).  Since 2008 he has been working on a new series:  Light storm: All Deserts are my Desert which takes place in different deserts around the world.  He has mounted over ninety exhibits, both individual and collective, and his work has been shown on the five continents including world capitals such as Paris, San Pablo, New York, Washington, Madrid, Bogota and Lima, among others.  His photography has appeared in many books and magazines and his work is found in public and private collections in Mexico and abroad.  He has been a member of the National System of Creators since 2008.