Born 1983 in Santiago, Chile. Lives and works between Arles, France, and London, England.
Artist, researcher and publisher Sergio Valenzuela Escobedo holds a PhD in photography from the École nationale supérieure de la photographie in Arles. After a year at the National School of Art in Johannesburg (NSA), he earned a photography degree in Chile and completed his MFA at the Villa Arson in Nice. He has curated the exhibitions Mapuche at the Musée de l’Homme in Paris and Monsanto: A Photographic Investigation at the Rencontres d’Arles. He has been invited to teach at various schools and institutions, including Parsons Paris, ISSP and Atelier Noua. He also collaborated in ‘1000words’ and co-founded ‘doubledummy’, a platform of critical reflection about documentary photography.