№ 6 SPR 2011 Contributors


Gustavo Vivanco (Cusco 1982) Arquitecto egresado de la Universidad Nacional San Antonio Abad del Cusco. Músico y fotógrafo autodidacta con formación en Iluminación en el Centrode la Imágen Lima. (www.gustavovivanco.com).

Oswaldo Macedo (Cusco, 1964). Fotógrafo. Estudió en la Escuela Nacional de Bellas Artes – Bratislava, Eslovaquia, en la Especialidaden Diseño Gráfico, obteniendo el Título – Máster en Artes (www.oswaldomacedo.com).

Monica Barnes is an editor of Andean Past, a journal dedicated to the archaeology and ethno-history of Western South America.

Jeff Demetriou is an accomplished and internationally renowned American artist best known for his abstract mixed media works that combine highly conceptual philosophical and existential principals into a unique work process that incorporates photography, digital design, collage, painting and drawing. (www.jeffdemetriou.com)

Alberto Pérez Gómez is an architectural historian and is also known as a theorist and a promoter of phenomenology. Born in Mexico City, Mexico, he graduated as an engineer and architect from the National Polytechnic Institute of Mexico and pursued graduate studies in the history and theory of architecture at the University of Essex where he received his Master of Arts in 1975 and Ph.D. in 1979. In 1984, he won the Alice Davis Hitchcock Award for his book Architecture and the Crisis of Modern Science.

José Gaitán: As faculty member at the International Center of Photography for 15 years, Jose considers himself a student of life who keeps learning with every photo he takes. (www.josegaytan.com)

Dario Sosa Arquitecto Proyectista Profesor de Taller de Diseño Arquitectónico y Acondicionamiento ambiental FAAP-UNSAAC.

Juan Carlos Meza Calvo Arquitecto egresado de la Facultad de Arquitectura y Artes Plásticas de la Universidad Nacional de San Antonio Abad del Cusco.

Leo Theinert has been a photographer since 1970. Leo is from Wisconsin and attended the University of Wisconsin at Madison,1965 – 1973.

Tori Purcell is a fine art photographer based in Brooklyn, NewYork. She addresses issues of immigration and the social construction of identities through her photography. She is currently Acting Assistant Chair to the Film/Video & Photography Dept. Brooklyn, NY Pratt Institute. (www.toripurcell.com)

Eric Metcalf has worked for Photo Services, Discover Communications and teaches in the Performing & Fine Arts Department, York College.

Robert Rutoed, born in Vienna, lives in Austria. Photographer and filmmaker. Made numerous short feature films with screenings worldwide. Early paintings and photographic work are in private collections. Books: Less Is More (2009), grayscales (2010), Right Time Right Place (2011). (www.rutoed.com)

Erick Ramírez was born in 1982 — Lima-Peru. At a young age here located to the city of Cusco where he was inspired by the Culture and Architecture of the city. In 2006 he moved to New York where he enrolled at Parsons School of Design, graduating as an Interior Designer. He is currently studying at BMCC-CUNY.

Hans Neumann was born in 1981 — Lima-Peru. After graduating from Law School in 2004, he moved to New York and studied Fashion photography at ICP. In 2008 he met fellow Peruvian photographer Mario Testino, who he worked with in London for two years. In 2010 Hans moved back to New York where he currently works as editorial coordinator for Velour Magazine. (www.hansneumannphotography.com)

Ángel Amy Moreno was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico in 1945. He is a fine art photographer and historian. He received his training at the University of Puerto Rico in Rio Piedras and Boston University.

Luke Mitchell embraces fine art photography, painting and video production taking the form of private commissions and limited edition collections. Collaborating and making work for the likes of We The Conspirators, Blik, Society 6, Lomography and Urban Outfitters since graduating in 2009. The Moonshine Photographs have also been the subject of guest lectures at UWE and Bath Spa University in 2010. (www.lukemitchelllevi.com)

Jean-Jacques Decoster, a native of France, has lived for nearly 20 years in the Andes, most of them in Cusco where he settled in 1997. Senta Sundberg, Born in New York City. Prefers to work in a classical traditional way. Presently works entirely in film with aRolleiflex or 35mm. (www.sentasundberg.com)

César Cáceres M. Estudios de fotografía: Batik, Instituto de Arte, Monterrey, México; Universidad del Valle de México, Monterrey, México; IPAD, Instituto Peruano de Arte y Diseño, Lima, Perú. (www.caceresestudio.com)

Michael Smith Assistant Professor of Communications Technology at York College is a multimedia producer that works principally with non-for-profits.

David Duckworth is a visual performance artist and cultural historian based in San Francisco. David graduated from Hunter College, The City University of New York with a Master in Arts degree in Art History in 1998. Since then, he has performed, exhibited, curated and taught at a wide variety of cultural institutions, including the American Culture/Popular Culture Associations, the California Institute for Integral Studies, the Graduate Center, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

Robert Els is a photographer from Cape Town, South Africa living in Cusco, Peru. His main photography passion is capturing various cultures across the world. Being fascinated with the life and history of the Andes has brought Robert back to Peru twice, where he has finally decided to settle permanently.

Janie Simmons is an ethnographer and H.I.V. prevention researcher at the National Development Research Institutes in New York City.

Cécile Oumhani is a poet and a novelist. Her writing has often travelled back and forth between France and Tunisia. Le café d’Yllka, her latest novel published by Elyzad, won the Prix littéraire européende l’ADELF 2009.