Juan Giraldo is a photographer currently living and working in Chicago, Illinois & Paterson, New Jersey; he received his MFA in May of 2015 from Columbia College’s photography department. He was born in Manizales, Colombia and raised...
Delighted to announce the launch of my new website. I am a Colombian photographer, currently living and working in Chicago, Illinois & Paterson, New Jersey. My work explores the personal interior spaces of working people, (in particular the employees of Great Lakes Reload and my family in Paterson, New Jersey) the textures of a working life and the banal indicators of domesticity that shaped his view of the world, both as a first generation immigrant and laborer. In addition to this work, I continue to photograph my family as part of an ongoing project in which I am looking at my relationship with my parents.