Alejandro's Stories

 

La Creciente

The series La Creciente emerges from the time Alejandro spent at the Parana River Delta in Buenos Aires, far away from the city, absolutely connected with the river, nature and the local people living in the island.

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Otsuchi Future Memories

The small fishing town of Otsuchi, Iwate Prefecture, was probably the worst destroyed by the tsunami that hit Japan on March 11, 2011.

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About Alejandro

Bio

Alejandro Chaskielberg (Buenos Aires, 1977) is an award-winning photographer who works in the border between document and fiction. His vibrant use of color and dramatic worldview are influences by his background as Director of Photography and photojournalist.

He is graduated from the Argentina’s National Film and Audiovisual Art Institute and has received the Magnum Foundation's Emerging Photographer Grant and the 2011 L'Iris D'or - Sony World Photographer of the Year award.

Alejandro has received the All Roads Award from the National Geographic Society of America, the Leopold Godowsky Jr. Award from the Boston University, the Talent Latent Award as part of Spain's SCAN Festival, the POYI award for the best Latin American Portrait, and the Curriculum Cero award in Argentina. He also was named as one of PDN magazine’s 30 New and emerging photographers to watch.

Chaskielberg's work was presented at the Brighton Biennial curated by Martin Parr and the 1st Biennale Online curated by Jan Hoet. He has exhibited at the Brazilian festival Paraty en Foco, at the Córdoba Photography Biennial in Argentina, El Ojo Salvaje in Paraguay, the New York Photo Festival, Nordic Light Festival in Norway and Noortherlicht Festival in Netherlands. His latest exhibition was hold at the 916 Gallery in Tokyo. The Statoil collection and the Museum of Latin American Art in California acquired his work.

Age 39

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