Jaime Permuth is a Guatemalan photographer living and working in New York City. In 2014, he was awarded with a Smithsonian Institution Artist Fellowship and was also nominated for a 2014 USA Artists Fellowship. In 2013, his first monograph Yonkeros was published by La Fabrica Editorial (Madrid). Also, in 2013 he was nominated for the Prix Pictet and awarded an NFA Fellowship from the National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures. His photographs have been shown at several venues in New York, NY, including: The Museum of Modern Art, The Queens Museum of Art, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, The Museum of the City of New York, The Jewish Museum, El Museo del Barrio, and The Brooklyn Museum of Art. He has also exhibited internationally at the Museo Nacional de Arte Moderno in Guatemala, Ryugaheon Gallery (Korea) Casa del Lago in Mexico City, and the Israeli Parliament. Permuth is a Faculty Member at the School of Visual Arts, where he teaches in the Master of Professional Studies in Digital Photography program curating and hosting their i3 Lecture Series.
Image: NuMu is a collaborative project between Guatemalan artists Jessica Kairé and Stefan Benchoam. The images above show an exhibition by artist Federico Herrero. Guatemala City, July 2012. This was also the inaugural exhibition at NuMu. Celebrating Contemporary Guatemalan Art: Conversations with Artists & Curators Friday, March 6, 2015 6:309:30pm The New School Theresa Lang […]read more »