Alex Dorfsman was born in México City in 1977. He lives and worksprimarily in Mexico City and Berlin, Germany. Heattended the National School of Painting, Sculpture and Engraving “La Esmeralda” where he received a Bachelor degree in Arts. His solo shows include: It’s Almost Real, Isn’t It?, ART&IDEA, New York (2007); Metropolitan, Sala de Arte Público Siqueiros, Mexico City (2006); Paisaje Nocturno, El Mirador, Metro Insurgentes Roundabout, Mexico City (2006); Espacio Disponible, Garash Galería, Mexico City (2005); It’s almost Real, Isn’t It? Garash Galería, Mexico City (2004); Uno al Cubo, Centro Nacional de las Artes, Mexico City (2001).
Dorfsman has participated in collective shows through Mexico, Canada, Chile, France, Germany, Spain, the UK and the US. He was awarded with the grant Jóvenes Creadores (FONCA, México, 2006) in the area of photography. In 2007 he published his first photography book: It’s Almost Real, Isn’t It?, Ediciones Brillantina, Mexico City.
Alex Dorfsman works with photography and video, focusing in the contrasts between nature and the artificial construction of it. His work proposes an analytical view about the processes of representation and abstraction of reality.