Eduardo Nave

Valencia, 1976

A graduate of the Escola dArt I Superior de Disseny in Valencia, he holds an Advanced Diploma in Visual Arts and Design, focusing on Photography. In 2005, together with another 13 artists he founded the contemporary photography collective NOPHOTO that one year later won the Arco and 2006 PHotoEspaña Revelation Award. In 2014, together with 4 editors, he developed the publication DÚO and in 2016 he created and coordinated the project EL DIARI INDULTAT.
Since 2001 he has been a frequent contributor to national and international editorial media, and the galleries Pilar Serra (Madrid) and Juan Silió (Santander) represent his work.

He has received several awards and grants for his projects, including those as noteworthy as the grant from the Colegio de España in Paris, the visual arts grant from Fundación Marcelino Botín, the visual arts grant from Casa de Velázquez, the visual arts grant from Colección CAM, the FOTOPRES grant from La Caixa, the Authors in Selection Award from Fotonoviembre, the “Fujifilm Euro Press Photo Awards”, the 2010 Photographica Award from the Estampa Art Fair and subsidies from the XVII Visual Creation Competition organised by VEGAP, the third prize of the XI edition of the ENAIRE Foundation Photography Prize, the best book of the year in PhotoEspaña 2018 and Life Framer prize 2021 in “Night Life” category.

He has held countless individual and group exhibitions at various locations, highlights include: the international photography festival Rencontres d'Arles (France), Canal de Isabel II (Madrid), Macuf (A Coruña), San Fernando Royal Academy of Fine Arts (Madrid), Instituto Cervantes (Paris), PHotoEspaña (Madrid), Tenerife International Biennial Photography Event, Kursaal (San Sebastian), Conde Duque (Madrid), Centro Andaluz de la Fotografía, Spanish Cultural Centre in Lima, Alexandria Biennale for Mediterranean Countries; and at contemporary art fairs such as, ARCO (Madrid), DFOTO (San Sebastian), Madrid Foto, Maco (Mexico), ParisPhoto, PhotoLondon, CIGE (Beijing), KIAF (Korea) and Preview Berlin. The next Art Fair will be in Chicago.

His work belongs to private collections and institutions such as the Museum of Spanish Photography, the Spanish Ministry of Culture, the City Councils of Alcobendas, Madrid, Valencia, Murcia, Tenerife, and others, the Ordóñez Falcó Foundation, the Cartier-Bresson Family, the Spanish Parliament, the Spanish Ministry of Industry, National Heritage of Spain, France, Italy and Portugal, the Marcelino Botín Foundation, the Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo, the Circa XX Collection, and the DKV Collection among others.

He has published the most outstanding photobooks including: At the time, in the place (Phree 2013), Peninsula (Phree 2013), Eleventh of March (3263827, 2016), LIKE (Ediciones Anómalas, 2017) and Normandie (2021, La Fábrica).

His personal projects deal with places where significant events have taken place and the possibility that these spaces retain the memories of what happened there.