Juan Orrantia

Photographer based in Johannesburg, South Africa

Juan Orrantia makes photographic works that involve subjective approaches to the postcolonial condition and experiments with the representational function of the image. For this he explores different modes of photographically... read on
   
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Juan Orrantia makes photographic works that involve subjective approaches to the postcolonial condition and experiments with the representational function of the image. For this he explores different modes of photographically interacting with color, interventions and the photobook. He has been awarded the Fiebre Photobook Award, Centro de Fotografia de Montevideo Latin ameirica Photobook Award, Smithsonian Artist Fellowship, the Tierney Fellowship in Photography, and exhibited at venues such as the Centro de la Imagen-Mexico City, Lisbon Photobook Fair, Rencontres de Bamako, Khoj-New Delhi, New York Photo Festival among others. Juan was born in Colombia and is based in Johannesburg.  

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