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Iñaki Bergera (Vitoria-Gasteiz, 1972) holds a PhD (2002) and a professional degree in Architecture (1997)
from the University of Navarra and teaches architectural design as Full Professor at the University of
Zaragoza since 2008. Supported by Fundación ‘la Caixa’, he obtained a Master in Design Studies with Distinction
from Harvard University in 2002.

He has been main researcher of the national project “Photography and Modern Architecture in Spain” and curator
of two major exhibitions on the same topic held at ICO museum in Madrid (PHotoEspaña 2014 y PHotoEspaña 2016).
Author and editor of over twenty books (for publishers such as Abada, La Fábrica or Arquia), he has written
numerous scientific articles in journals and has participated as a speaker in over twenty-five international conferences.
He has been Visiting Scholar in world celebrated institutions like the CCA in Montreal, the Getty Research Institute
in Los Angeles, the Center of Creative Photography in Arizona or Columbia University and the International
Center of Photography in New York.

In 2001 he studied photography at the Harvard School of Visual Arts with the British photographer Chris Killip,
and since then he has carried out a personal photographic work around the same research topics embodied in
various individual exhibitions such as America, Urban Landscape (2006), A Tale of Two Cities (2008), In the Landscape
(2010), Twentysix (Abandoned ) Gasoline Stations (Scan Tarragona 2014, PHotoEspaña 2015 and MUN 2018) and
Empty Parking Spaces (Madrid-Zaragoza 2020); as well as in collective shows such as The Creation of the
Contemporary Landscape (DKV-Alcobendas, 2016) or Unfinished (Venice Biennial, 2016). He is represented by
the gallery La Casa Amarilla in Zaragoza.

Starting with his own practice in collaboration with Iñigo Beguiristain he began to receive professional architectural
photography commissions and his series have been published on prestigious professional international media
like Casabella, A10, Wallpaper, The Architects’ Journal, Dezeen, Detail, Arquitectura Viva, Baunetz or ArchDaily.