About Roberto


Roberto Tondopó/ Chiapas, México

Tondopó's work shows liminal states and the construction of subjectivities in transition, in an absurd, ironic and violent universe, which mixes syncretic traditions where coalesce to the intricate tangle of the concealed and the visible, using personal narratives to explore the limits of intimacy, community and the family, and the scope of photography as a means of representation.

Roberto Tondopó studied at the Contemporary Photography Seminar held by the Centro de la Imagen in Mexico. He was chosen for the 2013 Photoquai Biennial in Paris, and his work has been featured in various exhibitions worldwide.

A winner of the 2011 Tierney Fellowship, he was a finalist at the 2012 Roberto Villagraz and 2016 Magnum Foundation Emergency Fund Grant. He has received grants and prizes including the Young Creators and National System of Art Creators of his country. Recipient of the 2018 Robert Giard Foundation Fellowship.

His work is part of the Contemporary Photography collection of Fundación Televisa, Bank of America, Museum of Latin American Art, Centro de la Imagen as other private collections.

Feel free to contact me at tondopo@gmail.com

Nationality Mexican
Born in Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Mexico
Based in Mexico
Languages spoken English, Spanish

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Current Location: Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Mexico