2 December, 2016

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Luis Cobelo: “Latin America is quite ‘zurumbatica’ and we will keep on being ‘zurumbaticos’”

Zurumbatico, the photographic exhibition inspired by 100 años de soledad (One Hundred Years of Solitude), arrives to the Miami Institute of Photography, after having been in Italy and Mexico. At this stop, its creator, Venezuelan photographer Luis Cobelo, promises a frenzy format that will include surprise performances, a ‘zurumbatico’ dress-code, as well as music, as Read more about Luis Cobelo: “Latin America is quite ‘zurumbatica’ and we will keep on being ‘zurumbaticos’”[…]

19th Century Photography Techniques are Back

A group of contemporary creators has decided to go back to the origins of photography, and continue to work with techniques that are nearly 200 years old. Looking at the romantic styles of their predecessors, the Pre-Raphaelite aesthetic has revived in contemporary image-making. This has been the case of the Adam Fuss series Home and Read more about 19th Century Photography Techniques are Back[…]

Photography and art events around the globe 

Fotofest 2018 Biennial: India   March 10th-April 22nd Houston In 2018 the FotoFest Biennial is hosting INDIA. Contemporary Photographic and New Media Art. It is the first time that FotoFest focuses directly on South Asian photography. Exhibitions across the city will showcase the works of 47 photographers and artists from India and the indian diaspora who address issues ranging from race, racism, gender, environment, Read more about Photography and art events around the globe […]

An open invitation to travel through the history of photography

Artist, teacher, researcher and consultant, José Ramírez has been sharing his knowledge of the history of photography for 10 years; this experience authorizes him to expand on many issues related to the transformation of the medium through the years and the impact it has had on the ways of seeing. His workshop on history, offered Read more about An open invitation to travel through the history of photography[…]

Photography and the power to connect us to ourselves: A conversation with Carolina Muñoz

Enthusiasm and curiosity are key for starting up with photography, and that entails keeping our senses open to styles, visions, and ways of processing images. All along the way, guidance is fundamental for developing our own visual style and language. To facilitate the creation of images, a team of professionals has gathered at MIP in Read more about Photography and the power to connect us to ourselves: A conversation with Carolina Muñoz[…]

Photobooks: from the idea to its final shape; an interview with Ricardo Baez

  Regarding the recent prize given to the photobook Monsanto®: A Photographic Investigation, by Mathieu Asselin, granted in the category ‘First Photobook’ at the Paris Photo-Aperture Foundation Photobook Awards 2017, the MIP team spoke with its designer, Ricardo Báez. The participation of Báez in this photographic event also included the catalog of 10×10 CLAP! Contemporary Read more about Photobooks: from the idea to its final shape; an interview with Ricardo Baez[…]

El Mal, a photographic essay on Saint Vitus Dance

In 2010, the English journalist Charlotte Raven, learned that she was suffering from a neurodegenerative disease known as Hungtington’s Disease. She had it in her body but the symptoms hadn’t yet appeared. She then decided to face her imminent future by researching on the subject, focusing on Venezuela, the country with the highest concentration of Read more about El Mal, a photographic essay on Saint Vitus Dance[…]

Photo and art events worth checking out

Paris Photo November 9-12 In 1997 the city of Paris offered a unique event dedicated to photography. From then on, Paris Photo has been considered the world’s largest international art fair dedicated to the photographic medium. On November 9-12, 2017, people interested can attend the historic Grand Palais to enjoy the 21st edition of Paris Read more about Photo and art events worth checking out[…]