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Clara de Tezanos

Co-founder of La Fototeca & GuatePhoto Festival

Guatemalan artist and cultural manager, Clara de Tezanos studied photography at an early age in Paris. She was assistant plateau of Marie Claire and Cosmopolitan magazines as well as important French fashion photographers. In 2009, upon her return, she co-founded, together with Juan José Estrada, the photography school La Fototeca and the GuatePhoto Festival. As Director of the project she has curated international exhibitions, directed editorial projects, designed the academic programs of La Fototeca school and has been a teacher since the beginning of the project. Also as a curator she has worked in all editions of the GuatePhoto Festival, Fototropía gallery, Espacio Satélite among others. Due to her cultural career, she was awarded as Guatemalan entrepreneur woman of 2015 and ambassador of culture by the United States government programs. As an artist, since 2009 she has exhibited his work in collective and individual exhibitions in the country and internationally. Her series All We Are Marías was published in The New York Times. In 2018, she published her book Piedra-Padre, Universo, awarded by numerous prestigious competitions within the international environment and in its presentation by her individual exhibition in La Erre.

Clara de Tezanos