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SMART - Jorge Panchoaga

Jorge Panchoaga


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Artist's Career

Artist's Career

Anthropologist and photographer. Jorge Panchoaga develops works related to issues of identity, memory, language and the relation between the human being and its environment.

Born in Popayán, Cauca in 1984 - Live in Bogota, Colombia

Graduated in Anthropology, University of Cauca, and specialized in Photography in the National University of Colombia.


His work is part of collections such as the Swiss culture fund in Colombia, the photography collection of Higashikawa Japan and various private collections. It’s been published in international media such as the New York Times, National Geographic, Süddeutsche Zeitung, L’oeil de la Photographie, El País Spain, El Malpensante.


He has held solo and collective exhibitions in Spain, Argentina, Chile, Guatemala, Ireland, Ecuador, France, Germany and Colombia.


Achievements and prizes

  • 2017 – Nominated World Press Photo Latin America Masterclass
  • 2017 – Second place in POY LATAM  “Nuestra mirada” category
  • 2016 – Winner of the Emerging Talent Award of Lens Culture
  • 2015 – Winner of the Ibero-American Photography Prize NEXOFOTO, Spain
  • Winner of the creation grant for artists with intermediate trajectory of the Culture Ministry of Colombia
  • The IX National Colombo Swiss Prize of Photography of the Culture Ministry
  • Grantee of the Pedro Meyer Foundation studying the Photonarrative and new media diploma
  • Co-founder of the photography group + 1 and CROMA Taller Visual
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