Heresies as a project
Any members of the public interested in knowing more about
the Heresies Project, its features, and the process of
The characteristics of Heresies set it apart
from other photo projects that came before it.
career, Pedro Meyer has been a photographer who has thrived
on experimenting and offering innovative ways of understanding
and executing photography.
In this case, he has ventured to put together a database
containing his entire photographic holdings, representing
more than 40 years of work, more than 300,000 images, that
will serve as a source for cultural, historical and anthropological
research; it is a potential tool for anyone who can use it
in his or her respective field of enquiry.
of the database, Pedro Meyer invited twenty curators of different
nationalities to join him in editing the diverse subject matter
that he has photographed throughout his career, to present
the public with curated selections that help viewers understand
and become familiar with his photographic work.
has been a photographer who has worked constantly for more
than four decades, but only a small number of his images are
known, despite his prolific years of creation. The aim of this
project is to construct an immense retrospective involving
the publication of his images, as well as more than 60 museums
around the world that have joined in this global retrospective.
In addition to the curated selections, these visuals can be
consulted online and in a book.
On the other hand, Heresies offers workshops, roundtables and lectures, to be able to articulate
and better understand the ideas that have characterized Pedro
Meyer, not only in his photographic work, but also as a major
figure in the dissemination and technological promotion of
the medium, processes necessary to understand photography today.
is important to analyze the Heresies project, because it enables
us to touch on important subjects related to photography, technology,
and art today.
About an hour.
The speaker must have knowledge of photography, the history
of photographic images, and needs to do direct research
with the creators of Heresies to understand the project
and be able to explain it fully.
A video projector and computer, depending on the speaker’s