( RODRIGO CHAPA )
(b. 1987) Lives and works in CDMX, Mexico
Rodrigo graduated from Masters in professional photography with studio specialty in the International Photographic School, Spéos in Paris. He was awarded the Jóvenes Creadores grant by FONCA with his project Memorias (2016-2017).
His work is inspired by the phenomenology of color, producing scenarios to explores the limits of its psychological and spiritual implications. In his artistic practice, he mainly explored the medium of photography, relying on the pictorial tradition as an environmental resource to build an image. He had taught photography at CEDIM, Gimnasio de Arte and LCI schools. Currently he is the director of his photographic studio C129 and co-founded the photographic printing lab Estudio Tampiquito.
Exhibitions: "Ausentes", Art Base (Buenos Aires, 2020); "Ausentes", PARC (Peru, 2020); "Dawns", Leun'Un (Monterrey, 2019); "Unframed", ANENT Gallery (Brooklyn, 2019); "Ausentes", FAMA (Monterrey, 2019); "Mexico Vivo", Museo de Arte Moderno (Mexico City, 2018); "Manos", Batur (Monterrey, 2014); "Many Moons", Speos (Paris, 2013).