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Our Gallery section will feature 20 galleries as part of the Heresies retrospective, which will be inaugurated in October 2008 in a hundred museums in different cities around the world. The selected works in each gallery have been rigurously selected by 20 international curators.
We are sure you will enjoy this coming exhibition.

Cuba  
Curated by:Juan Antonio Molina Cuesta

Juan Antonio Molina Cuesta was born in Havana in 1965. He holds a degree in art history from the University of Havana. He was a curator and researcher for Fototeca Nacional de Cuba and the Wilfrido Lam Centre, which organizes the Havana Biennale. Molina has been an art critic and contemporary photography researcher for the past 15 years.

juanmolinac@prodigy.net.mx


Juan Antonio
Molina Cuesta

Religious Images
Curated by: Elizabeth Ferrer

Ferrer is a New York-based curator and writer specializing in Mexican and Latino art and photography. She is the author of Lola Alvarez Bravo (Aperture, 2006), as well as curator of the accompanying traveling exhibition. She co-edited the landmark Museum of Modern Art publication Latin American Artists of the 20th Century, and has written for journals such as Art Nexus, Nueva Luz, and Art News. Ferrer has been director of the Austin Museum of Art and director of the Art Gallery of the Americas Society in New York. She studied art history at Wellesley College and Columbia University. Currently, she is Director of Visual Arts at BRIC|Arts|Media|Bklyn, Brooklyn, New York.

elizabeth_ferrer@yahoo.com


Elizabeth Ferrer

Mixteca
Curated by: Deborah Dorotinsky

Dorotinsky holds a degree in cultural anthropology from the University of California, Berkeley and a master’s degree and PhD in the History of Art from UNAM (National University of Mexico). She has been a professor in the department of art of the Universidad Ibero-americana and the Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana-Azcapotzalco, and is currently on the faculty of philosophy and literature of UNAM. Since 2004, Dorotinsky has also been a researcher at the Institute of Aesthetic Investigations of UNAM. She works in subjects related to the history of anthropology, photography of the 19th and early 20th centuries and popular culture. She has published several articles about photography and the image of indigenous peoples in the 19th and 20th centuries in Luna Córnea and Alquimia.

deborah.dorotinsky@gmail.com


Deborah Dorotinsky

Mexico
Curated by:Elizabeth Ferrer

Ferrer is a New York-based curator and writer specializing in Mexican and Latino art and photography. She is the author of Lola Alvarez Bravo (Aperture, 2006), as well as curator of the accompanying traveling exhibition. She co-edited the landmark Museum of Modern Art publication Latin American Artists of the 20th Century, and has written for journals such as Art Nexus, Nueva Luz, and Art News. Ferrer has been director of the Austin Museum of Art and director of the Art Gallery of the Americas Society in New York. She studied art history at Wellesley College and Columbia University. Currently, she is Director of Visual Arts at BRIC|Arts|Media|Bklyn, Brooklyn, New York.

elizabeth_ferrer@yahoo.com


Elizabeth Ferrer


United States
Curated by: Néstor García Canclini

Canclini is director of the Urban Culture Studies Program at Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana in Mexico. He has been a professor at The University of Texas, Duke, Stanford and universities in Barcelona, Buenos Aires and Sao Paulo. He was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship, the Premio Casa de las Américas and the Latin American Studies Association Book Award in 1992 for best Latin American book (Hybrid Cultures.) His other most important works are Consumers and Citizens (University of Minnesota Press), The Imagined Globalization (Duke University Press, forthcoming) and Diferentes, Desiguales y Desconectados: mapas de la interculturalidad.

drngc197@hotmail.com


Néstor García Canclini
   
   
Curated by: Fernando Castro R.

Fernando Castro R. studied philosophy at Rice University as a Fulbright scholar (1979-1985). His book Five Rolls of Plus-X (1982) alternated poetry and photography. His career as a critic began in 1988 writing for El Comercio (Lima). Since then he has contributed to Lima Times, Photometro (San Francisco), Art-Nexus (Colombia), Cámara Extra (Caracas), Zonezero.com (México), Artlies, Visible, Literal, Spot (Houston), Arte Al Dia (Miami), Aperture (New York), etc. His curatorial work includes “Modernity in the Southern Andes: Peruvian Photography 1900-1930”; “The Art of Risk / The Risk of Art” (1999), “Stone” (2004), “The Art of War” (2006), and “With Other Eyes” (2007). His photographic work took a political turn in 1997 under the title “Reasons of State”. His most recent solo exhibit “The Ideology of Color” (2004) at the Centro Cultural Borges in Buenos Aires is now an on-line exhibition at the Lehigh University website. His works are in the permanent collections of the Houston Museum of Fine Arts, The Dancing Bear Collection (New York), Lehigh University (Pennsylvania), Museo de Arte de Lima, Harry Ransom Research Center (Austin), etc. He currently lives and works in Houston.

eusebio9@earthlink.net


Fernando Castro R.

ZoneZero

Curated by: Mark Haworth-Booth

Haworth-Booth is visiting professor of photography at the University of the Arts, London, a senior research fellow at the London College of Communication, and honorary research fellow at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London. He served as the V & A’s senior curator of photographs from 1977-2004. He has organized numerous exhibitions and worked closely with many distinguished photographers including Ansel Adams and Henri Cartier-Bresson. His publications cover the entire history of photography. He sits on the editorial boards of Aperture, Art History and History of Photography


markhaworthbooth@googlemail.com



Mark Haworth-Booth

Europe and Middle East  
Curated by: Martin Lister

Lister is Professor of Visual Culture at the University of the West of England in Bristol, UK. He has published widely on photography, visual culture and new media, including: ‘A Sack in the Sand: Photography in the Age of Information’, in Convergence: The International Journal of Research into New Media Technologies, August 2007, Vol 13, No 3, (Sage 2007).“Photography, Presence and Pattern” in Photography Theory (Routledge 2007), New Media: A Critical Introduction (Routledge 2003) and The Photographic Image in Digital Culture (Routledge, 1995). Lister was producer of the CD ROM and author of the visual essay From Silver to Silicon: Photography, Technology and Culture (Artec: 1996).

martin.lister@blueyonder.co.uk


Martin Lister

Nicaragua
Curated by: Wendy Watriss

Watriss is a photographer, curator, journalist and writer. She is a founder of FotoFest, the internationally-known photography and educational organization based in Houston, Texas. Watriss is the author of numerous essays on international politics as well as photography. As curator and artistic director of FotoFest, Watriss has organized exhibits from Europe, Latin America, Asia, Africa, and the U.S. Watriss has received many grants and awards for her photography and held numerous one-person shows around the world.

ww@fotofest.org


Wendy Watriss

Portraits

Curated by: Pablo Ortiz Monasterio

Born in Mexico City in 1952. He has directed three publishing projects since 1978: México Indígena, Río de Luz in Fondo de Cultura Económica and Luna Córnea in Centro de la Imagen.
He has published nine books of his photographic work, worth mentioning are: Los Pueblos del Viento, and Corazón de Venado. In 1996, he published La última ciudad featuring a text by José Emilio Pacheco, which earned him the Best photographic book prize of the 1998 Photographic Spring Festival in Barcelona, and the Gold Eye of the Festival DES Trois Continets, 1997 in France. Mestizo, a Spanish publishing house, published his work Sexo y Progreso in its collection "El Mínimo". His latest book is the story of a Renaissance surgeon: Dolor y Belleza, published by the Américo Publishing House, Mexico / Italy, in 2000.
He has had individual exhibitions in Museo de Arte Moderno, Centro de la Imagen and Palacio de Bellas Artes in Mexico, and in museums and galleries of the United States, Brazil, Argentina, Venezuela, Ecuador, Cuba, Spain, England, France, Holland, Portugal and Italy.
In 2001 he was invited to be the curator of the PhotoEspaña festival in Madrid. He has imparted workshops of photography and editing in the United States, Cuba, Spain, Argentina, Ecuador, Brazil and Mexico.


pmonasterio@mac.com



Pablo Ortíz Monasterio

Truths and Fictions

Curated by: Jonathan Green

Green is Executive Director of UCR ARTSblock and acting director of California Museum of Photography at the University of California, Riverside, and holds joint appointments as a professor in the departments of Studio Art and Art History. Green was associate editor of Aperture from 1974-1976. His book, American Photography: A Critical History, Abrams, (1984, reprinted 1996) was selected as Nikon Book of the Year, 1984, and received the Benjamin Citation from the American Photographic Historical Society. Green’s photographs are in museum collections worldwide and have been published in American Images: New Work by 20 Contemporary Photographers, 1979. Green has been awarded fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and AT&T.

jonathan.green@ucr.edu



Jonathan Green

I photograph to remember
Curated by: Jonathan Green

Green is Executive Director of UCR ARTSblock and acting director of California Museum of Photography at the University of California, Riverside, and holds joint appointments as a professor in the departments of Studio Art and Art History. Green was associate editor of Aperture from 1974-1976. His book, American Photography: A Critical History, Abrams, (1984, reprinted 1996) was selected as Nikon Book of the Year, 1984, and received the Benjamin Citation from the American Photographic Historical Society. Green’s photographs are in museum collections worldwide and have been published in American Images: New Work by 20 Contemporary Photographers, 1979. Green has been awarded fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and AT&T.


jonathan.green@ucr.edu


Jonathan Green

Miguel de la Madrid
Curated by:Alvaro Vázquez Mantecón

Alvaro Vázquez Mantecón holds a degree in history from UNAM and a master's degree from Universidad Iberoamericana. He has been a full time professor-researcher at Universidad Metropolitana - Azcapotzalco since 1998 and a professor in the School of History of the Faculty of Philosophy and Literature of UNAM. Vázquez is the author of a book about the cinematographic adaptations of "Santa" by Federico Gamboa (UAM, 2005) and of several articles and documentaries about Mexican cinema and visual arts. Currently, he is curator of two exhibition for UNAM, “The Age of Discrepancy: Art and Visual Culture in Mexico, 1969-1997" at MUCA, and "The Memorial of 68" for the Centro Cultural Universitario Tlatelolco.

alvazman@servidor.unam.mx


Alvaro Vázquez Mantecón

Student uprising-Rock festival
Curated by: Rogelio Villarreal

Villarreal is the author of El dilema de Bukowski (Bukowski's Dilemma, Ediciones Sin Nombre, 2004) and El periodismo cultural en los tiempos de la globalifobia (Cultural journalism in the times of Global phobia, Conaculta-Ediciones Sin Nombre, 2006). He is editor-in-chief of Replicante magazine. .

rogelio56@gmail.com


Rogelio Villarreal

Commissioned work
Curated by: José Antonio Rodríguez

He has written for the Mexican newspapers La Jornada and Reforma. He co-wrote the book “La linterna mágica en México”; “El fotomontaje en México: una actitud sociopolítica”, a research paper included in the book “La arqueología del régimen, 1910-1955”, Museo Nacional de Arte-INBA, 2003. He curated “Una moderna dialéctica: la vanguardia fotográfica mexicana, 1930-1950” at the festival Huesca Imagen, in Spain, and wrote the essay “Los procesos de la fotografía contemporánea mexicana” published in the catalogues of Huesca Imagen. Instituto Iberoamericano de Berlín published one of his essays in the book Hugo Brehme, photographer. Mexico entre la Revolución y el romanticismo/Mexiko zwischen Revolution und Romantik (may, 2004). He co-wrote the book La colección del Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes. Since 1998 he is the editor of the Alquimia magazine of Sistema Nacional de Fototecas-INAH (National Photo Archive System). He has written the weekly photo column for the newspaper El Financiero since 1990.

clicksaladistancia@gmail.com


José Antonio Rodríguez

PEMEX

Curated by: Alfonso Morales

Morales is a researcher, curator, writer and editor. He holds degrees in political science and cinematography from UNAM. He was a member of the founding team of the Center of Graphic Information at the National Archive. He has coordinated Mexican popular culture exhibitions that include vaudeville, circus, comic books, games, music, radio and cinema, both domestically and internationally. Morales also organized the cataloguing and dissemination of several photographic, artistic and journalism archives. He has written theatrical plays and cabaret shows, and he won an Ariel award for art direction of the film, La Leyenda de la Máscara, directed by José Buil. He has published several articles and essays regarding photography in Mexico. He is currently the director of the photography magazine Luna Cornea published by Centro de la Imagen.

almoca@prodigy.net.mx



Alfonso Morales

TV, cinema and theater

Curated by: Gustavo Prado

Prado was born in 1970 in Mexico City. Holds a degree in Cultural Science, and studies in visual arts and Graphic Design at La Esmeralda, currently in the master's degree in Management of Cultural Heritage, Iberoamericana University, at Puebla, Mexico. Honorific award in the 6th and 7th National Biennial of Photography. Prize of the II Photographic Salon of Guadalajara. FONCA grant, young creators 1995. Working at the Centro de la Imagen since 1994, has participated in the design of all exhibitions presented there and in related activities such as Fotoseptiembre. From 2001 Gustavo has been curator of the Centro. Tutor of young creators in the FECA grants in the Guanajuato state in 2005 and 2006, also tutoring young photographers in several FotoGuanajuato editions. One of his main activities is in the field of training and coaching young photographers. Academic at La Esmeralda and Centro de Cine, Diseño y Comunicacion.

gprado.com@gmail.com



Gustavo Prado

Latinamerica

Curated by: Alejandro Castellanos

Castellanos studied at the Institute of Photographic Studies of Catalonia in Barcelona, Spain. He has been a researcher and assistant director of the National Center of Investigation, Documentation and Information of Visual Arts (Cenidiap) of INBA (National Institute of Fine Arts). He was director of Fotozoom magazine, the photography critic of Unomásuno, and a professor at Universidad Veracruzana. He received the artistic research award of the National Institute of Fine Arts in 1993. He has coordinated several exhibitions of art and photography and has published numerous essays, articles and interviews in magazines and catalogs published in Mexico and abroad. He is currently director of Centro de la Imagen (Center of the Image) in Mexico City.


acadena@avantel.net



Alejandro Castellanos

Autobiography

Curated by: Vesta Mónica Herrerías

Vesta Mónica Herrerías has a degree in communication science and photography studies as well as a master’s degree in Literature from the University of Paris. Her photographs and articles have been published in Reforma, in the magazines, Líneas de Fuga, Milenio, Replicante, Revuelta, Nouvelles du Mexique, Brèves (France) and Bomb (USA), and on zonezero.com. In 2006, she published a book of photographs, Ensayos con Vista a la Luna (Essays with a Vista to the Moon, Gatsby). She was the curator of the exhibition “Miracles and Revelations: Photographs of Nacho Lopez” in the Mois de la Photo 2006 in Paris. She has lived in Paris since 2000.

vestamoh@yahoo.com



Vesta
Mónica Herrerías

Traveling in the digital era   Bangladesh, China, Finland, India, Japan, Malaysia, South Africa and Singapore
Curated by: Patricia Mendoza

Mendoza studied art history at Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City. She is a cofounder of the Mexican Council of Photography, was coordinator of Foro de Arte Contemporáneo and director of the Gallery Los Talleres. In 1982, Mendoza organized the Second Latin American Colloquium of Photography and coordinated the Colloquium of Art and Identity of Latin America. She served as executive coordinator of several projects for the Mexican National Council for Culture and the Arts, and is the author of many articles published in newspapers and magazines. Mendoza was a founder and director of Centro de la Imagen. She is director and curator of the ZUL publishing house and curator of the exhibition, "Mexico City 1850 – 1950". Currently, she is the director of the Institute of Graphical Arts in Oaxaca (I.A.G.O) and guest juror of the Hasselblad Grant.

zul_proyectos@yahoo.com.mx


Patricia Mendoza

Explorations of the image
Curated by: Vicki Goldberg

Vicki Goldberg was photography critic of The New York Times and is the prolific author of many books about photography and photographers including The Power of Photography, American Photography: A Century of Images and a renowned biography of photographer Margaret Bourke-White.

vickigoldberg@gmail.com


Vicki Goldberg

Curated by: Mariana Gruener

Mariana Gruener holds a master's degree in visual arts of the School of Visual Arts in New York, a degree in the School of Journalism Carlos Septién Garcia and took more than 20 workshps in Centro de la Imagen with renowned international and Mexican teachers. She has participated in many exhibitions in New York, Toronto, Amsterdam, Hong Kong and Mexico. Mariana Gruener is professor of photo in the "La Esmeralda" National School of Painting Sculpture and Engraving, has imparted design-cinema-television workshops at the Universidad Centro, Centro de la Imagen and other cultural centers of Mexico. She was awarded the "Young Creators" grants in 2005- 2006 and the Foreign Studies grant ed by FONCA in 2001, she was selected for the Fullbright-Garcia Oaks grant and received the academic Excellence award from the School of Journalism Carlos Septién Garcia. In recent years, she has worked in New York for the designer Yolanda Cuomo, the artists Mary Lucier and Clarissa Sligh and in Mexico for photographer Pedro Meyer. Freelance photographer since 1997 for magazines, films and companies.

mgruener@yahoo.com

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