Emiliano Fernandez is an Argentinian photographer. He studied Forestry and Fine Arts at Universidad Nacional de La Plata; and photography in the Argentinean School of Photography.
In 2008, he left Argentina to travel and experience other cultures and have worked and lived in different countries, including New Zealand, India, Myanmar, Thailand, Germany, Australia. As a result of the years living abroad, in 2011 he produced a photographic body of work -“Los Vínculos” (The links)-, curated together with Marcos Zimmermann, a renown Argentinean photographer. This work has been awarded with the first prize for Latin American author in Montevideo, Uruguay by the Centro de Fotografía and made into a publication. His goal as a photographer is to create awareness and new ways to connect, protect and respect the natural environment.
He has received a scholarship in Cologne, Germany; and participated in art residencies, artist book and curatorial workshops in Berlin and Cologne.
Thu 29 Aug 2019 - Tue 8 Oct 2019
Meeting Point is a group exhibition of works by Marie Afram; Yelena Ashlapova; Amicus Atman; Anthony Bertucci; and Emiliano Fernandez as part of Emerge in the North 2019, now in its third year. It celebrates the incredible cultural contributions of artists from new and emerging communities in the outer north of Melbourne, investing in the development of new works and profiling artists of quality and innovative practice. Each of the five artists selected through the EOI process worked alongside curator Santy Saptari, to develop new works for the exhibition.