Gerardo Montiel-Klint

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gerardo Montiel Klint lives and works in Mexico City. B.F.A. in Product Design and studied Photography in Mexico. He is a member of the Sistema Nacional de Creadores, Silver Medal Beaux-Arts, Mexico 2008, grant holder from the Banff Centre for the Arts in 2001and 2003. Received the 1996-1997 fellowship from Fondo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes (Mexico). He won the XIII Photography Biennial in Mexico (2008) and the XI Photography Biennial in Photography (2004). His work has been exhibited and published internationally and appears in various collections as J. Paul Getty Foundation (Los Angeles),  Kiyosato Museum of Photography (Japan), Guangdong Museum of Arts (China), Museum of Fine Arts MFAH, (Houston), Wittliff Collection of Southwestern & Mexican Photography (Texas), Museu de Arte Moderna Rio de Janeiro (Brasil), 320fok Cultural Centre (Hungary), Museet for Fotokunst (Denmark), CDAN BEULAS Foundation, Huesca (Spain), Centro de la Imagen (Mexico), and MAM, Museo de Arte Moderno (Mexico) among others. He is interested in photographic image as a phenomenon of ideological transition and its impact on the social imaginary. His professional activity, always related to photography and image, includes exhibitions of his work, curating, and theoretical production. He is a co-director of Klint and Photo www.klintandphoto.net.