About

MA Photography: Contemporary and Historical, Sotheby’s Institute of Art, London, 2011
MA History and Theory of Art and Architecture, National University of Colombia, 2004

Art historian and curator, specialised in photography.

Trustee at Iniva (Institute of International Visual Arts) in London

Reviewer for PhotoLucida’s Critical Mass since 2013
Reviewer at Photomeet 2019

Juror for La Fabrica and Photo London Book Dummy Award 2017
Juror for Outset Unseen Exhibition Fund 2018
Juror for Genesis Imaging Postgraduate Award 2019

rodrigoorrantia(at)gmail.com

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Interviews

Urbanautica: Rodrigo Orrantia – A World Existed Before You
Interview by Klaus Fruchtnis

Sotheby’s Institute of Art: Meet Alumnus Rodrigo Orrantia
Video – 2.33 min

Talks and Lectures

National Gallery, London: The artist / Week nine: The creative entrepreneur, March 2019

SP ARTE / Foto – Brazil: “O legado de 1968 na fotografia”
Conversa entre o curador e historiador da arte colombiano Rodrigo Orrantia e o fotojornalista Evandro Texeira. Evento sujeito à lotação.
August 2018

UWE MA Photography (Bristol) – Dissemination in Professional Contexts 16th Nov. 2018
London Metropolitan University – Talk/review at The Cass
Francesca Maffeo Gallery – Photobooks and Exhibitions
University of the Arts London- Presentation for Carlos Alba’s The Observation of Trifles
Francesca Maffeo Gallery – Matthew Finn in conversation with Rodrigo Orrantia
Photofusion – Broader Implications: In conversation with Lucia Pizzani, Betty Zapata, chaired by Shoair Mavlian
The Photographers’ Gallery: Guest speaker/reviewer for Folio Friday Review Session, hosted by TPG and Steve Mcleod
Sotheby’s Institute of Art, London – Lecture – Photography: Image and Power course – Latin America, Photography and Politics
Sid Motion Gallery: In Conversation: Jo Dennis and Sid Motion