Photos from the car by Ricardo Jiménez

Caracas, 1982. Photos from the car by Ricardo Jiménez. Photograph © Ricardo Jiménez
04/03/2018
Photos from the car by Ricardo Jiménez
[Madrid] Spain, 21.02>04.2018
metalocus, INÉS OÑATE
Caracas, 1982. Photos from the car by Ricardo Jiménez. Photograph © Ricardo Jiménez

Observer, behind the lens of his camera, in black and white, Ricardo Jiménez freezes the urban scenes of his hometown in Venezuela.

La Fábrica exposes the work of one of the most prominent photographers of the contemporary Venezuelan scene, Ricardo Jiménez.

Through his nightly images, taken from his car, Jiménez offers us a privileged perspective on the city of Caracas and its inhabitants.
 

Description of project by La Fábrica

Ricardo Jiménez (Caracas, 1951) looks at the city of Caracas from the privileged position granted by being on board a car. Pedestrians, landscapes, characters of the city are captured by the gaze of this photographer, faithful heir of the rolling images of figures such as Walker Evans or Robert Frank.

La Fábrica exhibits for the first time in Spain the work of the Venezuelan photographer in the show Photos from the car, composed of 24 photographs that were also included in the numbe...read more

Dates
from February 21th to April, 2018.
Schedule.- from Monday to Saturday 11 – 21h; Sunday 11 to 17 h.
Venue
La Fábrica, Calle Alameda 9, 28014 Madri
d. Spain
Curators
Vasco Szinetar, principal of Archivo Fot
ografía Urbana.
Director La Fábrica
Alberto Anaut
Organized by
PHotoBolsillo / La Fábrica
Caracas, 1982. Photos from the car by Ricardo Jiménez. Photograph © Ricardo JiménezThe colonel has someone to listen to him. Photos from the car by Ricardo Jiménez. Photograph © Ricardo JiménezChance guarded. Photos from the car by Ricardo Jiménez. Photograph © Ricardo JiménezSea is white. Photos from the car by Ricardo Jiménez. Photograph © Ricardo JiménezCaracas, 1983. Photos from the car by Ricardo Jiménez. Photograph © Ricardo JiménezCaracas, 1990. Photos from the car by Ricardo Jiménez. Photograph © Ricardo JiménezA magical and mysterious tour. Photos from the car by Ricardo Jiménez. Photograph © Ricardo JiménezThere are no more heroes. Photos from the car by Ricardo Jiménez. Photograph © Ricardo Jiménez

Jiménez

Born in Caracas in 1951, Jiménez began to have contact with photography in the mid-70s. He trained as a photographer at the Frías de Caracas School, the Neumann Design Institute, Sir John Cass School of Art and the Bournemouth and Poole College of Art and Design, among other centers.

In 1978 he completed his first series, Inscapes, which s...read more