Juan Orrantia

Photographer
  
Location: Johannesburg, South Africa
Nationality: Colombian
Biography: Juan Orrantia's photographic practice uses color, appropriation, mixed media and the photobook as forms to interrogate historical narratives and experiences of looking and being seen. His book Like Stains of Red Dirt was awarded the Fiebre... MORE
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HISTORIES OF COLOR @ICP
juan orrantia
Oct 2, 2020
I'll be teaching a short course on the Histories of Color at ICP, International Center for Photography, this November. We will critically engage issues and artistic strategies at the crossroads of color and photographic representation. Topics include depictions of Africa in the work of Leni Riefenstahl, the racial bias of photography, and  the relationship between color, heteronormativity, and the white male gaze among others.  Join me!

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