SERGIO VALENZUELA ESCOBEDO

Double Dummy, Artist - Searcher, France -Chili

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Sergio Valenzuela-Escobedo is an artistic researcher. Valenzuela- Escobedo work as a curator both in Chile and abroad.
Since 2016 he has curated exhibitions including Mapuche at the Musée de l’Homme in Paris; Monsanto: A Photographic Investigation (Les Rencontres d’Arles 2017) and Geometric Forests (Les Rencontres d’Arles 2022).
He is interested in art practices and display in both physical and editorial environments.
His interests include art production as a research process and the exhibition as a critical practice. He holds a PhD in Photography from the École Nationale Supérieure de la Photographie (ENSP, Arles).
He is also an artistic director and co-founder of Double Dummy studio, a platform that creates a space for producing and showcasing critical reflections on documentary photography.
Jury of the Arles Book Award and member of the International Association of Art Critics (AICA), he collaborates with some specialized magazines such as Inframince (France) and 1000words (London), where he publishes critical texts.
English - French - Spanish
  • Institutional partners

    • République Française
    • Région Provence Alpes Côté d'Azur
    • Département des Bouches du Rhône
    • Arles
    • Le Centre des monuments nationaux est heureux de soutenir les Rencontres de la Photographie d’Arles en accueillant des expositions dans l’abbaye de Montmajour
  • Main partners

    • Fondation LUMA
    • BMW
    • SNCF
    • Kering
  • Media partners

    • Arte
    • Lci
    • Konbini
    • Le Point
    • Madame Figaro
    • France Culture