Fernando Montiel Klint PHmuseum Limited Edition Print
Fernando Montiel Klint (México City, 1978) studied photography at la Escuela Activa de Fotografía and Centro de la Imagen.
His work is part of collections such as the Guangdong Art Museum in China; Kenyérgyár Siofok 320, in Hungary; Museum of photographic arts SD MOPA, in the U.S.A; Museum of Contemporary Art, in Chile; Maison Européenne de la Photographie, in France; Nave Ka, in Spain; Fototeca Nacional in Mexico, Pinacoteca de Concepción, in Chile; The Wittliff Collection, Texas State University, U.S.A; Televisa Collection, in Mexico; Collection Les Recontres d'Arles, in France.
He has been awarded the 3rd Prize at the PHmuseum Photography Grant in 2019, recently he has been selected for the Athens Photo Festival 2020. In 2019 he had a solo exhibition with his work "Dystopia" at Centro Fotográfico de Montevideo (Uruguay), at Flach Galería (Chile) and an itinerant show for the Stand Point of Odesa (Ukraine).
His work has been shown individually at Recontres dÁrles (2011), at the San Antonio Museum of Art (2010) while he had collective exhibitions internationally in countries like India, Korea, Germany, Singapore, England, Italy, China, Argentina, Chile, Brasil.
I had photographed this image on a special journey in a motorhome where I travelled through the desert and a found this special place, This image is part of my project Dystopia, refers to anti-utopia, where the promise of modernity to improve the quality of life of man happens to take the form, rather of a hypermodernity (Lipovetsky), full of contradictions. Reflections about the transition to the posthuman, what will be the new forms of behaviour, induced by technology, in the search to overcome the limitations, intellectuals and physicist of the human being through the technological control of their own biological evolution in wich the natural transcendence of humanity is already mastered. The paradigms that will present us, when we are living the change generated by the digital before current paradigms, condemned to multi-screens so behaviours defined communication platforms, we stop recognizing ourselves and getting to know each other organically.