Christian Rodriguez

Madrid, Spain

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Christian Rodriguez was born in Montevideo, Uruguay ( 1980 ) . He began his visual education at the “Taller Dellioti" of fine arts, studying several techniques of drawing and painting (1993-1999).
His first photography courses realized in "Dimension Visual" and "Foto Club". Between 2004 and 2005 he worked as a cameraman on VTV chanel, (Uruguay). From 2006 to 2008 Christian joined the newspaper El Observador (Uruguay).He has worked with news agencies such as AFP, AP and Reuters. In 2006, while covering the Israel-Hezbollah conflict in southern Lebanon, Christians work starts to focus on the topic of daily life and its surroundings. In 2007 he studied fashion design at the school "Pablo Giménez" and the beginning of 2007 his work was represented by Win-initiative (stock image) in New York. In 2009 after he won the grant "Roberto Villagraz" he moved to Madrid, Spain to study MA Documentary Photography in EFTI, winning the "Premio Futuro" for best student of his generation (2009).In 2011 was nominated for the Joop Swart Masterclass. His work has evolved towards documentary photography, focusing his gaze on the lives of women, looking closely at everyday stories of the characters. His interest is to show the modern, everyday women and their environment. He is contributor for different magazines and his work has been exhibited in Uruguay, Mexico, Brasil, Guatemala, El Salvador,
Honduras, Nicaragua, U.S., Spain, France, Italy, UK and Cambodia. .

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