Born in Mexico City in 1970, Wiseman has lived in Mexico, NY, Scotland and Brazil. He has a BA from NYU in Ethnographic Film (1992) and completed the Documentary Program at the International Center of Photography in NY (1996).
After living in NY for 13 years working as a freelance photographer and as fine printer for the Magnum photo agency, Wiseman returned to Mexico City in 2001.
In 2012 he recieved the prestigious national SNCA/FONCA fellowship awarded by the Mexican government as part of their National System for Creators of the Arts. He was a Photolucida Critical Mass top 50, recieved the Best of Show Award in the 2012 Photo Review Competition, and was named a PhotoEspaña Visionary. His work was also featured in LENSCRATCH, Fototazo, and F-Stop Magazine.
He continues to work as a freelance photographer in Mexico City and has collaborated for publications such as Rolling Stone, Metropolis, Domus, The New York Times, Time Magazine, Los Angeles Times Magazine, Wall Street Journal, Mens Journal, El Mundo, Le Monde, Le Monde 2, The Telegraph Magazine, The Guardian, Colors Magazine, National Geographic Traveler, National Geographic en Espanol, and Paris Match among others. His work has also been published in the books; ¨Harvard Design School Guide to Shopping¨ Rem Koolhaas/Tashen, ¨New York September 11 by Magnum Photographers¨ Powerhouse books, ¨Mutations¨ Actar, and "The Endless City" Phaidon/London School of Economics.
His work has been exhibited in the US, Switzerland, Spain, NY, Mexico, Japan, at the 2006 Venice Biennal as well as having a photograph from 9-11 in the permanent collection of the Smithsonian Institute in Washington D.C. and in the 9/11 Memorial in NY.
His most recent solo show called “Area Conurbada” was exhibited from May-August 2012 at the Museo Archivo de la Fotografia in Mexico city.
Wiseman currently teaches and works as an independent fine art and documentary photographer in Mexico City