Martín Weber


Martín Weber

Argentinean-Chilean, (b.1968 in Chile). He studied at the University of Buenos Aires, and the International Center of Photography in New York. Weber is a Guggenheim Fellow (1998) and received a Prince Claus grant (2004); the Silver Eye Award (2008); No Strings Foundation (2005); Hasselblad Grants (1999 /2001); First Prize Klemm Foundation (1999), Fondo Nacional de las Artes (1996) and a scholarship from International Center of Photography in New York (1992); artist in residence at IASPIS, Sweden (1998), Light Work (2002) and CPW (2004), NY.

His work has been widely exhibited: Museum of Contemporary Art, Santiago de Chile. (2014);Facade intervention Centro Cultural San Martin, Buenos Aires (2013); Ruth Benzacar Gallery, Buenos Aires (2011/2002); The Project, Los Angeles (2004) and New York (2002); The Photographers Gallery, London (2003); The Robert Menshel Gallery, Lightwork, Syracuse, New York (2003); Photo España, Madrid, Spain (2001); Le Mois de La Photo, Paris, France, Maison de l Amerique Paris, (2000); The International Center of Photography, New York (1999); The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas (1997). La Habana Biennial (1996); The Istanbul Art Biennial (1997); the Communa de Milano (1996); The Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Buenos Aires (1996/2012).

Echoes from the Interior/ Argentina, has been published by Ediciones Lariviere in 2011 and nominated for the Book Prize at Paris Photo among the 100 best books published between 1997 to 2011.

Grants and Fellowships

2008. Silver Eye Award. Pittsburgh, PA

2005. No Strings Foundation Grant

2004. Prince Claus Fund Grant.

2001. Hasselblad Foundation Grant

2001. Fundacion Klemm, First Prize, Buenos Aires

1999. Hasselblad Foundation Grant

1998. Guggenheim Fellowship Recipient

1996. National Endowment for the Arts, Argentina

1993. International Center of Photography scholarship

Solo Exhibitions

2014. Mario. Saved Calls. Museum of Contemporary Art, Santiago de Chile.

2013. Mario. Saved Calls. Centro de Fotografia de Montevideo, Fotograma 13.

2013. Facade intervention Centro Cultural San Martin

2011. Mario. Saved Calls. Ruth Benzacar Gallery, Buenos Aires, Argentina

2011. From Earth to Heaven, Palais de Glace, Buenos Aires

2009. Silver Eye Center for Photography, Pittsburg, PA

2004. University of Essex, UK

2004. The Project, Los Angeles,USA

2004. Center of Photography at Woodstock,USA

2004. Robert Menschel Galley-Lightwork, Syracuse,NY

2003. The Photographers Gallery, London,UK

2002. The Project, New York, USA

2002. Ruth Benzacar Gallery, Buenos Aires, Argentina

2001. Recoletos Train Station, Madrid, Photo España

2000. The Project, New York

2000. Side Gallery, Newcastle, United Kingdom

1997. Modena per la Fotografia, Modena, Itlay

1996. Teatro General San Martin, Buenos Aires

Selected Group Exhibitions

2014. Hand Luggage, Galeria Temporal. Santiago de Chile.

2014. Territorios y subjetividades. Arte Contemporáneo de la Argentina

Musum of the Americas, Washington

2014. “Fútbol.” Museo de Arte Contemporaneo, Santiago de Chile.

2013. “Territorios y subjetividades. Arte Contemporaneo de la Argentina” Argentine Consulate in NY.

2013. “Fútbol.”. Muntref, Argentina.

2012. "Reratos. Estructuras de ficcion". Casa de La Cultura. Fondo Nacional de Las Artes, Buenos Aires.

2012. Argentine Photography. Rabobank.Colectio, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Buenos Aires.

2010-11. "Cultural Memory Matters" two person show at 601 ArtSpace, New York

2008. "A Look On The World", Pamplona, Spain.

2007. "El Cuerpo Rediseñado", Centro Cultural Recoleta, Buenos Aires

2003. "Ansia y Devocion", Fundación Proa, Buenos Aires

2002. "Big Sur", The Project, Los Angeles

2002. "Recorridos Urbanos", Museo de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires

2000. Mois de la Photo, Maison de L'Amerique Latine, Paris, France

1999. Myths, Dreams and Realities in Contemporary Argentine Photography, ICP

1999. A Window Inside Outside, Kwangjiu City Art Museum, Korea

1998. Rear Windows, Liljevalchs Konsthal 1, Stockholm, Sweden

1997. Istanbul Art Biennial, Istanbul,Turkey

1997. La Habana Art Biennial, Havana, Cuba

1997. Modena per La Fotografia, Modena, Italy

1997. Myths, Dreams, and Realities in Argentine Contemporary Photography, Houston Museum of Fine Arts.

1996. Latin American Photography, Coloquio Latinoamericano, Mexico

1994. New Documentary, Fotogaleria de Chivilcoy, Argentina