6 Photographers From Buenos Aires to Watch out For

Cajas doubles (Double drawers) by Marcelo Grosman
Cajas doubles (Double drawers) by Marcelo Grosman | Courtesy of Marcelo Grosman
Kristin Deasy

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Knowing a country’s photographers offers a deeper understanding of and a new perspective on the culture, and Argentina is no exception. Exploring the work of these incredibly talented photographers from Buenos Aires will leave you with a richer understanding of their homeland as well as the way they see the wider world.

Rosana Schoijett

A student of different photographic mediums including film and animation, Rosana Schoijett, 49, has exhibited extensively in Argentina, both with solo work and in collaboration with others.

A photo from Rosana Schoijett’s Interview series

Marcelo Grosman

Experimental photographer Marcelo Grosman, 59, well-known for his GUILTY! series. His work has been featured in several international magazines and is in permanent collections at art museums in Argentina and Belgium, and he is also an active cultural promoter. Grosman is currently working on a book called La Invariante Temporal.

Cajas doubles (Double drawers) by Marcelo Grosman

Esteban Pastorino Diaz

Esteban Pastorino Diaz, 45, is an established photographer currently working on a 3D photo project, set to exhibit at the Centro Cultural Recoleta in Buenos Aires in July 2017.

Esteban Pastorino’s Châtelet

Adriana Lestido

Adriana Lestido, 62, is an award-winning black-and-white photographer known for her work on the place of women in society and human relationships. The first Argentine photographer to receive a Guggenheim grant, Lestido went on to become internationally recognized, and she is currently working on a project on Antarctica.

A photo from Adriana Lestido’s series Love: 1992–2005

Julio Grinblatt

Julio Grinblatt, 57, is a photographer based out of New York whose work has been exhibited internationally. In 2001, his art returned to his native Buenos Aires for a solo exhibition at the Museo de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires (MAMBA). His Pasillos series is currently on exhibit through July 1, 2017 at Minus Space in New York.

Julio Grinblatt’s Pasillos on display at Minus Space gallery

Santiago Porter

Santiago Porter, 45, is recognized locally and internationally for work, which largely features natural and architectural landscapes.

Santiago Porter’s Evita

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