/ 2021 / Portraiture / Other

NoRetrato / NoPortrait

  • Prize
    Bronze in Portraiture/Other
  • Company
    Wet Plate Guatemala
  • Photographer
    Jorge Chavarria

A portrait is always a record of ourselves, a proof that we existed at some point in history. This series starts from the idea of how we hide within ourselves day by day, sometimes with introspective attitudes or with the same face of happiness, but sometimes completely hiding how we feel, while in this process we are reinforcing attitudes that sometimes we do not externalize, in that passage of time in turn generating ties with others. Going fading, going unnoticed, not standing out is sometimes a strategy that we all use, not wanting to be identifiable to others, many reasons to do so, haras

His work explores topics such as gender, culture, landscape and identity. His work is a mixture of documentary photography, design and contemporary art. He is a self-taught photographer who has worked using various photography techniques, but who currently specializes in nineteenth-century alternative photography processes.

Awards Second place, Editorial-Personality, Tokyo International Foto Awards 2017