Published by La Fábrica/Museu d'Art Modern i Contemporani de Palma. Introduction by Aina Calvo Sastre.
Formentera is the smallest of the Balearic Islands, a tranquil sandy-beach getaway. Spanish photographer Alberto García-Alix, known for his intimate portraits of fringe characters such as porn stars and drug addicts, has been visiting the Balearic Islands since 1974, and since 1981 he has been shooting pictures of the islands' denizens, visitors, landscapes and legendary leisure pursuits.
Published by La Fábrica. Text by by Jenaro Talens, Nicolás Combarro, Anders Petersen.
Alberto García-Alix (born 1956) is widely considered Spain's most popular contemporary photographer. Emerging from the post-Franco era of free expression known as La Movida, García-Alix vividly captured Madrid's countercultural revolution in the late 1970s and 80s. Surveying the artist's career, this publication spans that pivotal period to the present, examining his work in multiple genres.