Rodrigo Orrantia is an art historian and curator, specialising in photography.
Since graduating with an MA in Contemporary and Historical Photography from Sotheby’s Institute of Art, he has worked on projects for major museums in the UK, along with art fairs and festivals in UK, Europe and Latin America.
Orrantia is a regular speaker at Universities in the UK and France, and a reviewer at international photography festivals. He recently won the Format Habitat Award for Modern Ornithologies, an exhibition of photobooks on birds.
In 2015 he was awarded Exceptional Talent in the Arts status by Arts Council England for work in the arts, specifically for curating and producing collaborative projects to connect local communities with international artists.
Orrantia is currently researching connections between photography, geography and place, with an interest in nature and its relationship with the urban/manmade/artificial environment.