Fotografía como Arte y Documento

El 29 de  julio del 2011 se realizó la presentación de tres reconocidos fotógrafos- Julio Pantoja, Maruch Santiz Gómez y Moysés Zúñiga Santiago- en el Centro Hemisférico como parte del curso “Diálogos Hemisféricos”.

Julio Pantoja es fotodocumentalista, periodista y docente-investigador de la Universidad Nacional de Tucumán, Argentina. Por más de veinticinco años ha publicado en los principales medios gráficos de Argentina y extranjeros, habiendo realizado reportajes en más de diez países. Es director de la agencia Infoto y de la Bienal Argentina de Fotografía Documental.

Maruch Santiz Gómez nació en 1975, en la comunidad de Cruztón, Municipio Chamula, Chiapas, México. El 7 al 11 de febrero 2011 recibió el taller con el programa Educación en Artes: Curso de Formación de Formadores, impartido con la Maestra Lus Montero. Del 28 al 8 de Marzo de 2011 recibió el taller Experimentación Documental el Carnaval de Tenejapa impartido por los maestros Antonio Turok y Lorenzo Armendáriz. Maruch ha obtenido la beca del programa de Jóvenes Creadores FONCA con el tema “Registro de insectos, orugas y otros animales 2009-2010”.

Moysés Zúñiga Santiago es un fotoperiodista Mexicano que ha recibido diversos premios y ha expuesto “Violencia hacia uno es violencia hacia todos” sobre el pueblo de Mitzitón, Chiapas. A través de la lente fotográfica, Moysés ha sido capaz de testimoniar y mostrar los eventos de resistencia de la comunidad en tiempos de conflicto y contrainsurgencia.

 

On July 29, 2011, three reknowned photographers- Julio Pantoja, Maruch Santiz Gómez, and Moysés Zúñiga Santiago- gave a presentation in Centro Hemisférico as part of the “Hemispheric Dialogues” course.

Julio Pantoja is a photojournalist, journalist, and researcher at the National University of Tucumán in Argentina. For over 25 years, he has published his work in prominent visual publications in Argentina and in more than ten countries around the world. He is the director of Infoto and of the Argentinean Documentary Photography Biennale.

Maruch Santiz Gómez  was born in 1975 in the community of Cruztón, Chamula, Chiapas, México. In February 2011, she participated in a workshop on “Education in the Arts: Training for Trainers” with Lus Montero. In March 2011, she took part in a workshop entitled, “Documentary Experimentation: The Carnival of Tenejapa,” given by Antonio Turok and Lorenzo Amendáriz. Maruch received a grant from the Youth Creators’ program in FONCA focused on the “Register of Insects, Caterpillars, and Other Animals, 2009-2010.”

Moysés Zúñiga Santiago is a Mexican photojournalist who has received numerous awards and has exhibited “Violence Against One is Violence Against All” about the town of Mitzitón, Chiapas. Via the lens of his camera, Moysés has been able to testify to and display the resistance of indigenous communities in times of conflict and counterinsurgency.

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Arte Acción is an interdisciplinary platform located in San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas that focuses on developing public performance programming and linking different social groups together in order to promote diverse forms of human development through diverse, continual activities geared towards increasing public awareness, personal reflection and the creation of artistic and political projects. It is a platform first developed with the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics in collaboration with Fortaleza de la Mujer Maya (FOMMA), a theatre troupe of indigenous women. Arte Acción, encompasses public lectures, roundtables, performances, public actions and projections seeking to promote, present and archive performative practices as a social, cultural and political in it's collaboration and research with local, national, and international communities.