Trasatlántica PHotoEspaña and the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID) have released the names of the photographers chosen to participate in the portfolio reviews to be held in Colombia and Nicaragua. The Colombia review, organised in association with the Spanish Cooperation Training Centre in Cartagena de Indias, will take place on 19 and 20 November, and the Cultural Centre of Spain in Nicaragua will host the reviews on 10 and 11 December.
Forty photographers from nine different countriesArgentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, the United States, Mexico, Nicaragua, Peru and Venezuelahave been selected to participate in this professional encounter.
The photographers selected for the Colombia review are Simon Altkorn (Uruguay), Andrea Carolina Ardila (Colombia), Ricardo Barcellos (Brazil), Iván Castiblanco (Colombia), Renan Cepeda (Brasil), Mª Elena Díaz (Mexico), Martín Javier Estol (Argentina), Marco Antonio Fredes (Chile), Edgar Garcés (Colombia), Santiago José Hafford (Argentina), Morfi Jiménez (Peru), Pedro Luiz Motta (Brazil), Candelaria Magliano (Argentina), Jose Ernesto Muñiz (Mexico), Carlos Pineda (Colombia), José Luis Rodríguez (Colombia), Luis Sergio (Peru), Juan Francisco Toro (Venezuela), Álvaro Vilela (Brazil) y Luciana Whitaker de Assumpção (Brazil).
The photographers who will participate in the Nicaragua review are Eunice Adorno (Mexico), Rodrigo Alfaro (Argentina), Daniel Ramón Baca (Argentina), Daniel Alberto Barraco (Argentina), Gilvan Barreto (Brazil), Sebastián Castañeda (Peru), León Esteban Félix (Peru), Mayerling García (Nicaragua), Diego Levy (Argentina), Pedro Linger (Argentina), Myriam Meloni (Italy), Margarita Isabel Montealegre (Nicaragua), Mauricio Palos (Mexico), Leonardo Ramírez (Venezuela), Oswaldo José Rivas (Nicaragua), Alejandro Rivas (Mexico), Izan Luiz Rodrigues (Brazil), Darcy Schumacker (Brazil), Verónica Somlo (Argentina) y Bruno Vilela (Brazil).
Submissions now being accepted for the online curating competition
Trasatlántica PHotoEspaña and the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID) invite curators of any nationality to participate in an online curating competition. The challenge is to come up with a curatorial project using the works of the 40 Latin American photographers chosen to participate in the portfolio reviews that will take place at the Spanish Cooperation Training Centre in Cartagena de Indias and the Cultural Centre of Spain in Nicaragua.
After reviewing all of the proposals received, the six finalists will be selected and published on the Trasatlántica website (www.trasatlanticaphe.es). The jury will also choose a winning project which may be produced as an itinerant exhibition and shown at the AECIDS various cultural centres throughout Latin America.
Curators interested in participating must create their exhibition projects on the following website: http://www.phe.es/comisariado