SUTER GERARDO

BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA [1957]

Gerardo Suter (1957) began his creative work in the field of photography. Since 1990 his focus is on developing projects for specific sites, linking large format photographic image to other media (cinematic image, sound, text), and using architecture as a final support of his work. He has participated in group exhibitions at major international festivals of photography: Mois de la Poto (Paris), FotoSeptiembre (Mexico City), FotoFest (Houston), Open Meetings (Buenos Aires), Fotobienal (Vigo), Encontros da Image (Braga ), Photography / Internazionale Festival (Rome), Huesca Image (Huesca), Foto30 (Guatemala), Le Mois de la Photo à Montréal (Montreal), Photoquai (Paris), Fotoencuentros (Murcia), PhotoEspaña (Madrid). His work is published in two anthologies of contemporary photography: Blink (Phaidon Press) and open Maps (Lunwerg Editors), and has two monographs, Gerardo Suter: Labyrinth of Memory edited by Americas Society in New York and Mapping / Gerardo Suter edited by Turner in Madrid. He was honored as the representative of Mexico in the III and VII Havana Biennial and the XXIII International Biennial of Sao Paulo. In 1997 enters the National System of Artistic Creators in the area of ​​Visual Arts, and in 1998, he was awarded the Rockefeller-MacArthur Fellowship Film, Video and Multimedia, to develop transitus, a facility on the US-Mexico border and posed for the real and virtual spaces. His work as an artist has led him to develop the concept of image expanded both practically and in the field of theoretical reflection. He teaches at the Faculty of Arts at the University of the State of Morelos, member of the Academic Body Contemporary Visual Research, and PhD from the Polytechnic University of Valencia in Art program: Production and Research (audiovisual languages ​​and social culture). Just open the exhibition DF penultimate region in Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso in Mexico City.