Juan Curto is the owner and director of camara oscura, a multidisciplinary art gallery specialising in emerging contemporary photography and video. The gallery opened in January 2007 and exhibits the work of young international photographers, not only in the gallery but in the most reputed art fairs worldwide like VOLTA New York, SCOPE Basel, photo Miami, ARCO, photo-london, etc. camara oscura has rapidly become a successful and trendsetting gallery.
Mr. Curto teaches marketing of art at the Universidad de Nebrija (Madrid, Spain) and other institutions. He is regularly requested to review portfolios at the main festivals of photography like PhotoEspaña Discoveries ’09 and Fotofest 2010, Houston, USA. He also was a member of the jury in a number of prestigious awards.
Last but not least, he is a passionate collector of photography from 1996. His collection focuses on the same type of photography as his gallery, narrative and staged photography, and is named ‘Illuminations’.