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Guatemala, 1957.

Lives and works in Córdoba, Argentina.


​Among his personal exhibitions, we can mention: The Art Institute of Chicago (USA); The Lannan Foundation, Santa Fe, (USA); The Australian Centre for Photography, Australia; Palacio de Bellas Artes de México; The Royal Festival Hall in London; Palazzo Ducale di Genova, Italia; MACRO and Castagnino Museums, Rosario, Argentina; Fundación Telefónica in Madrid, Centro Gallego de Arte Contemporáneo, Santiago de Compostela, España;  and photography festivals like Photofest in Houston, Bratislava in Slovakia, Les Rencontres de Arles in France, Singapur, Bogotá; São Paulo,  Caracas, among others.


He has participated in collective exhibitions such as the 49 and 51 Venice Biennale, the Vigo Photo-biennale, the XXIII São Paulo Biennial, Brasil, the V Havana Biennial; the Ludwig Forum for International Kunst in Aachen, Germany, The Taipei Art Museum in Korea, the Fine Arts Museum of Buenos Aires, Argentina; the Daros Foundation in Zurich, Switzerland, the Palacio del Conde Duque in Madrid, Spain and the Fargfabriken in Stockholm, Sweden.


His work is part of various public and private collections, including The Art Institute of Chicago, The Daros Foundation in Zurich, Switzerland, La Maison Europeénne de la Photographie in Paris, The Houston Museum of fine Arts in USA, la Foundation pour l'Art Contemporain in Paris, France, the Fondazione Volume! in Roma, Italia; the Biblioteca Luis Angel Arango in Bogotá, Colombia; The Fogg Museum in Harvard University, The Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, USA; the Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts, Japan.


He received the Gran Premio PhotoEspaña “Baume et Mercer” in 1999 and collaborated in the staging of the opera production “The Death and the Maiden” in the Malmö Opera in Sweden in the year 2008.


He has three published monographs of his work including “Poems of Sorrow” (Arena Editions, New Mexico, USA), and “The Silence of the Gaze” (Peliti Associati, Roma, Italy) and "Luis González Palma", Ediciones La Fábrica, España.

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