Approved: 10.02.2015

Jesus Jimenez

Artist

Archived
Approved: 10.02.2015

Working in photography, video and installation, I have found my inspiration in a personal obsession for the object, the trace, and the space. The photographed set of action art ephemeral absurd situations for the camera is a description of my particular relation with the World, the choreographed artwork for the camera as a document aims to dislocate our perception the intention is to appeal to open answers and questions from the audience it appeals to the spectators for the virtue of human action to be conscious active participants of our role traces in the constant evolution creation of the Universe.

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  • Location: Morelia, North America

Artist Statement

Working in photography, video and installation, I have found my inspiration in a personal obsession for the object, the trace, and the space. The photographed set of action art ephemeral absurd situations for the camera is a description of my particular relation with the World, the choreographed artwork for the camera as a document aims to dislocate our perception the intention is to appeal to open answers and questions from the audience it appeals to the spectators for the virtue of human action to be conscious active participants of our role traces in the constant evolution creation of the Universe.

CV & Education

Jesús Jiménez Morelia, México (1978) Jury Selection Art Media Festival Tokyo 2014, Young Creators Grant holder Mexican Fund for the Arts and Culture FONCA 2014. Finalist International Laguna Art Prize Venice Arsenale 2012. Selected PREFIX 22 Institute of contemporary Arts Toronto. Honours Mention IX Monterrey FEMSA Biennial Mexico 2009, Nominated with Honours Mention Mexican Young Art Creator Award 2009. Director’s Award “Consumption” collective exhibition Centre for Fine Art Photography, Colorado 2009. Selected for Fresh Faced and Wild Eyed 2008, Photographers’ Gallery 07/08, Selected for International Discoveries Foto Fest Houston, 10/07, Selected ITS photo web Trieste Italy 2009, The Art of Photography 2009 San Diego California USA, Future 50, axisweb 11/08, Selected Future Map, University of the Arts London, David Roberts Art Foundation 11/2008, Young Creators Grant holder Mexican Fund for the Arts and Culture FONCA 2008. Nominated Shots young photographers London 08/07. Nomination Young Artist Creator Award, Mexico, 2008. His work is in the following collections: the National Photography Archive of The National Anthropology and History Institute Mexico, Art Collection at Vigo University Spain, Foto Fest Houston, Los Angeles Centre for Digital Art LACDA Art Collection, Fundación José María Jové, Contemporary Art Museum Santiago, Chile, and The Wilson Centre for Photography. Nomination to the 12th Biennial Award of Photography, Mexico, D.F. 09/2006. Nomination Young Artist Creator Award, Mexico, 2006. Nomination to FEMSA Biennial Award, Monterrey, Mexico 2005. Third place at the First Contemporary Contest Fahrenheit Magazine, Mexico, City, 2005. Foto Guanajuato Integral Seminars Grant, Mexico, City. 2004.  Jimenez has exhibited individually in México, Spain, and USA. He also has exhibited collectively in USA, Latin America, U.K., Italy, Canada, and México. His work has been published in Codigo 06190 Feb 2009 Mexico, Picnic Magazine March 2009 Mexico. Alaska, Photo book, London, Spring Summer 2008. La tempestad Magazine, México 11/2007, Life and Style Magazine , México 11/2007, Stimulus Respond Magazine, London 6/2007, Pic Nic Magazine, México 10/2007. “12ª. Bienal of Photography” Centro de la Imagen, México, D.F. 2007. “Memories” Foto Guanajuato June 2006. “Biennial Monterrey FEMSA 2005. Enero 2006.  “Fahrenheit Magazine” 02/ 2006.  Fahrenheit Magazine 10/2005. He also has participated in the auction Now: Art of the XXI Century Phillips de Pury & Co. London September 2009, Fine Art Print Auction FOTOFEST Houston by Sotheby’s New York City in Houston March 2010. Jimenez has given the following talks about his body of work Transactions, Talk to B.A. first year Photography students. London College of Communication February 2008. Instant Moment ITESM Morelia Mexico October 2009. Instant Moment ITESM Campus Toluca, Mexico November 2009. In 2007 Jiménez featured in the Mexican TV Program OPTICO under the umbrella of the series Mexican Contemporary Photography Series. Presenter Armando Cristeto Chanel 22 November 2007 Mexico. Jimenez has earned a MA Photography, London College of Communication, University of the Arts London 2007. Image Center, Contemporary Photography Seminary. México. City, 2005. Image Center, Foto Guanajuato 2004 seminars, Salamanca, Guanajuato and México, City. 2004. London Image Institute, Image Consulting Seminar. New York City. 2004. I.T.E.S.M. Campus Guadalajara.   B.A. Managerial Finance, 1996-2000. Universite Versailles St Quentin en Yvelines. International Students Exchange Program París, France. 1999. Universidad Pontificia Comillas ICADE.  Values in the world. Madrid, Spain. Summer 1998. Jimenez is researching and writing about re-considering art as transactional a forward thesis for his MA Dissertation. He has written in Michoacán Mexico News Paper Provincia the column Infobyte. He also collaborates for the intelligence group in New York City as a trend researcher in Mexico and London. He collaborated in London at the Wilson Centre for Photography as digital archivist, and he has lectured steps for film analyzes, and photography at the Cinema and Human Studies Mexican institute IMICH in his born city Morelia, in Mexico.