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SMART - Juan Pablo Marin

Juan Pablo Marin


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Artist's Career

Artist's Career

For the last years, Juan Pablo has developed his work mainly with young people in urban and rural communities. His interests have been focused in social relationship of people with their customs, territory, and cultural transformations due to globalization and environmental impact. In his projects, participants have an active role in the writing of texts, the selection of pictures, and taking photos.

Born in Armenia, Colombia in 1982 - Lives in Cali, Colombia


2011 – Autor’s Photography, IDEP, Barcelona

2010 – Photography Degree Specialization, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogota

2009 – Bachelor Degree in Philosophy, Universidad del Valle, Cali


Achievements and prizes

2018 – Creation Grant in Visual Arts, Secretaria de Cultura de Cali

2017 – Director of photography in the short film « María de los Esteros », Mention spéciale du jury labo, Festival du court métrage de Clermont-Ferrand

2016 – Creation Grant in Artistics Projects, Secretaria de Cultura del Valle del Cauca

2015 – Honorable Mention, The XI National Colombo Swiss Prize of Photography of the Culture Ministry

2014 – First place, Cultural Journalism Prize of the Culture Ministry



2017 – Semana de la Alianza del Pacífico en Hanói, Embajada de Colombia en Vietnam

2016 – Pacífico Sur, Territorio revelado, Ministerio de Cultura

2013 – Fotografica Bogota, Bogota

2012 – ArteCamara, Bogota

2012 – Lucidas Miradas, Cali

2012- XVI Cruzada Artistas del Eje Cafetero, Pereira

2012- 14 – Salones Regionales, Zona Pacifico. ¿Qué es la Verdad? Museo de Arte Moderno La Tertulia, Cali

SMART - Juan Pablo Marin

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