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Over the course of its 10 editions, Trasatlántica has called Latin American, European and American photographers, researchers, critics and art curators to participate in a wide variety of activities such as conferences, workshops, portfolio reviews, exhibitions and contests.

The Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation -AECID-, through its international network of culture centres, and with the support of local centres, has hosted the programme in: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dakar, Spain, United States, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Dominican Republic, Uruguay and Venezuela.

In the ten years that Trasatlántica has been running, over 100 experts have participated in the programme.

 

2016: Ciudad de Panamá (Panamá) and Dakar ( Senegal)

 

Adrienne Samos, Art critic and curator. She directs the Fundación ARPA and the publishing house Sarigua, Panama.

Alejandro Castellote, Director of MALDEFOCO (Latinamerican Master in Contemporary Photography) in Centro de la Imagen de Lima, Perú

Alejandro Marote,  Photographer and member of Blank Paper, Spain.

Claude Bussac, Director of La Fábrica, Spain

Delphine Calmettes, Visual Arts Manager in the Institut Français, Senegal

Gonzalo Golpe,  Independent publisher, España

Juliana Braga, SESC SP. Manager of the Visual Arts and Technology Department, Brazil.

Lourdes Báez,   Director of Fotomuseo Coyoacán. Fundación Pedro Meyer, Mexico

Mamadou Gomis, Photographer, Senegal

Patrick Mana´ch, Founder and Director of Maison de la Photography, Marrakech

Ricardo Vázquez, Director of l´Hotel des Arts, Contemporary Centre of the Var departement in the south of France. Director of Cultural Affairs.

Rodolfo Kronfle, Curator and independent art critic, Ecuador

Rosina Cazali, Independent curator and art critic, Guatemala

Santiago Eraso,  Director General of Spaces and Content Madrid Destino, Spain

 

2015: Ciudad de México (México) and Santiago de Chile (Chile)

 

Carlo Trivelli, Director of Estruendomudo publishing house and curator of the III Bienal de Fotografía de Lima, 2017 (Perú)

Fabián Conclaves Borrega,  Exhibitions Coordinator,  Art Museum of the Americas (Washington, EE.UU)

Felipe Coddou, Photography Area CoordinatorDevelopment of Arts and Culture, National Council of Arts and Culture (Chile)

Gastón Deleau, Director of the Fototeca Latinoamericana FoLa (Argentina)

Gerardo Montiel Klint. Photographer, teacher and co-founder of the platform Hydra (México)

Itala Schmelz Directora. Centro de la Imagen (México)

Mane Adaro. Independent curator and editor at Atlas (Chile)

Oliva María Rubio. Artistic Director, La Fábrica (Spain)

 

2014: Tegucigalpa (Honduras) and Rosario (Argentina)

 

Bayardo Blandino, Centro de Artes Visuales CAVC/ MUA, Honduras

Clara de Tezanos, Director and co-founder of La Fototeca, Fototropia and the Festival Internacional GuatePhoto, Guatemala

Francisco Brugnoli, MAC Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Universidad de Chile

Jesús Micó, PhD in Fine Arts by the Universidad de Barcelona, preofessor, critic and independent curator, crítico y comisario Spain

Juan José Estrada,  Fototeca Guatemala

Juan Lo Bianco,  Designer and grphic editor, Argentina

Julio Pantoja, Photodocumentalis, university teacher, researcher and activist, Argentina

Lucrecia Piedrahíta, Museologa, curator and researcher Colombia

Mauricio Maillé, Director of Visual Arts for Fundación, Televisa, México

Oscar Fernández, Sala Vimcorsa de Córdoba, España

Silvia Estarás, Director of the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Panamá

 

2013: San José (Costa Rica), Mazatlán (México), Caracas (Venezuela) y Sao Paulo (Brasil).

 

Andrea Miranda Ramos, Director General El Debate, México

Chema Conesa, Photographer, editor and exhibitions curator, Spain

Daniel Garza Usabiaga, Curator of the Museo de Arte Moderno de Ciudad de México and HIstory of Art postgraduate professor in the UNAM, México

David Balsells, Chief Photography Custodian, Museo Nacional d´Art de Catalunya (MNAC), España

Eder Chiodetto, Critic and independent photography curator, Brazil

Elizabeth Ferrer, Photography curator and visual arts director in BRIC Arts|Media|Bklyn, New York

Fiorella Resenterra, Director of Museo de Arte y Diseño Contemporáneo de San José de Costa Rica, Costa RIca

Fredi Casco, Visual artista and co-editor of the photography magazine Sueño de la Razón in Asunción, Paraguay

Javier Ramírez, Limón Fotógrafo. Tijuana, México

Kekena Korvalán, writer, researcher and teacher at the Universidad del Museo Social Argentino, Argentina

Lorena González, Independent curator, art critic, teacher and visual arts coordinator of the Centro Chacao, Venezuela

Marco Antonio de la Cruz, Photographer, México

Nelson Garrido, Photographer, founder of ONG, Escuela de Fotografía and Centro de Documentación Alternativo, Venezuela

Nilva Costa, Visual Arts Coordinator, SESC, Brasil

Paul Wombell, Curator and independent writer, Reino Unido

Rafael Trobat, Photographer, Spain

Ricardo Jiménez , Photographer and independent photography editor, Venezuela

Sandra Boulanger, Curator and Director of Acción Cultural, Bolivia

Thyago Nogueira, Editor of Zum Magazine, Instituto Moreira Salles. Brasil

Ulises Castellanos, Photojournalist and photography editor, Excelsior, México

 

2012:  La Paz (Bolivia) and Santo Domingo (República Dominicana) 

 

Carlos Acero. Director at Centro de la Imagen, República Dominicana

Cassiano Elek Machado. Director of the publishing house CosacNaify. Sao Paulo, Brasil

Iatã Cannabrava. Editor y founder of Estudio Madalena and Director of Paraty Foto Festival, Brasil

Irina Leyva-Perez. Art Historian and art critic. Curator of Pan American Art Projects, Miami, EE.UU

Javier Ramírez Limón. Photographer. Tijuana, México

José María Díaz-Maroto. Curator and Custodian of the Alcobendas Collection, España

Roxana Moyano. Directora. Centro Cultural Simón I. Patiño. La Paz, Bolivia

Darius Himes. Director of the Gallery Fraenkel Gallery and co-founder of Radius Books. San Francisco, EE.UU

Luis Weinstein. Executive Producer of Festival Internacional de Valparaíso; Editor de El Sueño de la razón, Chile

Maria Wills. Researcher and Exhibitions Coordinator of Unidad de Artes del Banco de la República, Colombia

Marta Dahó. Independent photography curator, Spain

Sérgio Mah. Curator and profesor at the Universidad Nova de Lisboa, Portugal

 

2011: Cartagena de Indias (Colombia) and Managua (Nicaragua)

 

Alonso Yáñez Avendaño. Productor Nacional del Área de Fotografía del Consejo Nacional de la Cultura y las Artes de Chile, Chile

Daniel Sosa. Director of the Centro Municipal de Fotografía de Montevideo, Uruguay

François Hébel .Director of Les Rencontres d’Arles, Francia

Jean François Chougnet . Director of Museu Colecção Berardo, Lisboa

Laura Cortés. Co-editor of the newspaper Cultural de Milenio Diario, México

Laura Terré. President of Centro de Fotografía Documental de Barcelona, Spain

Manuel E. González. Co-director and curator of the Ellipse Foundation, Portugal/Holanda, Miami

Mariangela Méndez. Curator and assistant profesor of the Art Department, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia

Natalia Zuluaga. Exhibitions Director at Cisneros Fontanals. Art Foundation Miami, EE.UU.

Rosina Cazali. Independent curator, Guatemala

 

2010: Ciudad de Guatemala (Guatemala) y Sao Paulo (Brasil) 

 

Alejandro Castellote, Director of MALDEFOCO (Latinamerican Master in Contemporary Photography) in Centro de la Imagen de Lima, Perú

Carlos Urroz. Plastic Arts Advisor for the Comunidad de Madrid, Spain

Dani Yako. Chief Photography Editor , Clarín, Buenos Aires

Daniel Power. Director of powerHouse, New York

Daniel Santiago Salguero. Photographer, Colombia

Eduardo Brandão. Curator and Director Vermelho Gallery, São Paulo, Brasil

Gigi Giannuzzi. Editor, Trolley Books, London

Iatã Cannabrava. Editor y founder of Estudio Madalena and Director of Paraty Foto Festival, Brasil

Joanna Mazza. Exhibitions Coordinator FotoRio, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

Joaquín Paiva. Collector and curator, Brasil

Juan Antonio Molina. Curator, Centro de la Imagen, México DF

Marloes Krijnen. Director of Foam_Fotografiemuseum, Ámsterdam

Ulises Castellanos. Photojounalist and photography editor, Excelsior, México

Valia Garzón Díaz. Independent curator, Guatemala

 

2009: México D.F (México) and Lima (Perú)

 

Alejandro Castellanos, Director, Centro de la Imagen, México

Charlotte Cotton, Director of the Photography Department of Los Angeles County Museum of Art, EE.UU.

Claudi Carreras, Independent curator, España

Daniel Merle, Chief Photography Editor of La Nación, Buenos Aires

María Inés Rodríguez, Curator and independent critic, México

María Iovino, Independent curator, Bogotá

Melissa Harris, Chief Editor Aperture Magazine; editor/curator of special projects Aperture Foundation and Curator, New York

Michael Mack, Director general of Steidl, London

Pablo Juliá, Director of Centro Andaluz de la Fotografía, España

Roberto Huarcaya, Director of Centro de la Imagen de Lima

 

Critic encounters

 

  1. Montevideo, Uruguay


Adrienne Samos, Director of arpa- Fundación Arte>Panamá, Panamá

Tadeu Chiarelli, director of Museu de Arte Contemporânea da Universidade de São Paulo- MAC, Brasil

Gabriel Peluffo Linari, director of Museo Municipal de Bellas Artes Juan Manuel Blanes, Montevideo.

 

  1. Valparaiso, Chile


Anna Maria Guasch, History of Art profesor at the Universidad de Barcelona, España

Soledad Novoa Donoso. Curator of the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes de Chile, Chile

Gerardo Mosquera. Critic and independent curator, Cuba

 

  1. Miami, EE.UU


Gerardo Mosquera. Critic and independent curator, Cuba

Jose Antonio Navarrete, historian critic and independent curator.