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A sight on Mexican photography
Date: 18. 9. 2017
Venue: Menntaskólinn á Tröllaskaga,
The talk will offer a wide panorama of the photographic culture in Mexico, where we have a rich tradition in both, documentary and artistic photography. We are going to trace the genealogy of the image since the very first photographs, passing through some relevant political events such as Mexican Revolution, till the first attempts to make artistic images. Finally, we will discuss the uses, themes and genres addressed by current artists and photographers and how they work circulates in a global context.
The talk will focus on these topics:
1. the introduction of the medium in the country.
2. Classic Mexican photographers
3. Contemporary Mexican artists and photographers.
4. Mexico in international context
About Alfredo Esparza (Torreon, Mexico. 1980)