CHRISTIAN RODRIGUEZ

Christian Rodriguez (Montevideo, Uruguay) explores themes related to gender and identity, working with communities all over the world. Currently, he is developing two main longterm projects: “Teen Mom,” about teenage pregnancy in Latin America, and a personal project on Realismo Mágico (Magical Realism), the Latin American literary trend. His work has been exhibited in festivals al over the world such as GetxoPhoto, PhotoEspaña, Paraty Em Foco, Photo Phnom Penh Festival, Photobook Bristol, Photoville and the "Bienal de Fotografía" of the "Centro de la Imagen" (Mexico); and has been published internationally, including National Geographic Magazine, American Scientist , Nature Conservancy Magazine, The New York Times, The Guardian, The New Yorker, The Washington Post, El Mundo and others. In addition to his work as photographer he is creator and director of International Photo festival in Uruguay. He has been awarded the Roberto Villagraz Scholarship of EFTI (Spain), Nuevo Talento Fnac (Spain), Ojo de Pez Human Rights First Prize (Spain) and Getty Instagram Grant 2016 among others. Rodriguez gives workshops and lectures in Latin America and Europe. Member of Prime Collective (www.primecollective.com). He is a photographer, contributor of National Geographic.

 

PROYECTOS

Flor Mixe - Christian Rodriguez 

 

PREMIOS

2016

  • Winner Getty Instagram Grant
  • Shortlisted Photobook Bristol, MOTOBAIK, UK

2015

  • 1st PrizePHE OjodePez Award for Human Values, Spain
  • 1st Prize Festival Llamale H, Uruguay
  • Trasantlántica PHOTOESPAÑA Multimedia Prize, Spain
  • 1st PrizePOY Latam “Women in Society”
  • 3rd Prize in PMH
  • The New York Times portfolio review, New York, US

2013

  • FNAC Photography new talent , Spain

EXPOSICIONES

2017

  • La Quatrième Image, Paris, France.

2016

  • Ciudades Visibles, Habitat III, CCM, Quito, Ecuador. 
  • Photoville, New York City, US.
  • New Photographic storytelling, Madrid, Spain.
  • “Nous relats fotogràfics” Arts Santa Mónica, Barcelona, Spain.
  • A Mixe Flower, PhotoEspaña (solo exhibition)

2015

  • Encontros da Imagen, Open Call , Portugal
  • “Motobaik”, Trips, GETXOPHOTO Curated by C. Caujolle, Spain
  • “Latinoamérica es un pueblo al sur de EEUU” PHE15, Casa de América, Spain
  • Centro de la Imagen, XVI Bienal de Fotografía, Mexico

2014 -2010

  • Xiec, FNAC Spain (solo exhibition)
  • Xiec, FNAC Spain (solo exhibition)
  • Sau, EFTI, Madrid Spain (solo exhibition)

PUBLICACIONES

2016

  • MOTOBAIK, Vibrant Editora, Brasil

2015

  • Pequeños Formatos, Editora Madalena, Brasil

2014

  • #SELFIE Vibrant Editora Madrid-,São Paulo Brasil