New Documents

© Alejandro Chaskielberg, The Hunter. From the series 'The High Tide', 2010

Alejandro Chaskielberg

Exhibition: BPB Curated: A Night In Argentina: Alejandro Chaskielberg and Esteban Pastorino Diaz

Alejandro Chaskielberg, (b. 1977) lives and works in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He began working as a photojournalist for local newspapers but went on to receive a degree in Photography from the National Film Institute of Buenos Aires that led him in the direction of script writing and directing documentaries for television.
In 2008 Chaskielberg participated in the National GeographicAll Roads’ travelling exhibition programme across the USA and in 2009 he received the Burn online magazine’s Emerging Photographer Grant and was named one of PDN magazine’s 30 new and emerging photographers to watch.

Chaskielberg’s work aims to push the limits of documentary photography by creating fictional scenarios using real people and real situations, he uses innovative technical processes to transform the natural perception of light, colours and spaces.