Collective of students of the International Master of Contemporary Photography and Personal Projects
Digital technology and a growing shift of interest in the machine to the interest in the story have extended the meaning of the term photography.
Photography no longer happens in a dark room; now it is window, mirror and screen. The image transcends the paper, moves; it can be its own, foreign or collective. Photographing consists of registering, but also includes imagining, selecting, editing, sharing, recycling. The light and the objective have been replaced by lucidity and criteria.
Born to democratize art, it has reached a mass use, so now the distinction between doing and creating matters. As Joan Fontcuberta said, the “postmodern camera of Pandora is no longer limited to describing our environment but seeks to put order and transparency in feelings, memory and life”. The works exposed here share that ambition, and they do it from very different places. Photography is today a language of infinite vocabulary. Words multiply to be reduced to a single certainty: the contemporary gaze is irrepressible.
Ciuco Gutiérrez and María Santoyo, curators. Teachers of the International Master of Contemporary Photography and Personal Projects
| → Authors participating in this Collective: Adrián Fernández, María Docam, Curro Rodríguez, Sthef Folgar, Agustín Roba, Álvaro Toribio, Raquel Xallas, Carlos Paris, Raúl Kalesnik, Ramiro Iriñiz, Alejandra Morote, Claudia Coronel, Beatriz Hernández, Luca Poerio, Negar Kamkhah, Ana Santos, Melissa Chen, Laura San Segundo, Pablo Gallardo, Alfredo Carmona, Tomás Fernández, Jenny Kim, Ximena Benavides, Cristina Pérez, Ana Fonseca, Ethel Braga, Andrea Díaz, Ramón Gallardo, Inés Jiménez, Susana Martínez, Ángela Viana, Luciana Farias, Sara Merec, Diana Karklin, Martín T. Raggio, Katrina Kepule, Vika Eksta, Olivia Ferreira, Bea Luengo, Julia Santos, Carole Alfarah, Víctor Casas, Frani López y Óscar Insúa, Lou Campos, Pavel Colón, Laura Martínez, Roberto G. Donoso, Ana Buttenklepper y Víctor Rojas.