(B. 1989) in Bogota, Colombia
Photographer and storyteller based in Brooklyn, NY
Co-founder of Antics Publications / Fellow photographer for MPB

Comissions & prints:  mateoruizgonzalez@gmail.com  / +1 718 308 5407  /  Instagram
Antics Publications: books@an-tics.com  /  an-tics.com  


Curatorial work >






AWARDS, GRANTS & ACHIEVEMENTS

2022     - 2022 Aperture Portfolio Prize finalist, US
              - Verzasca Photo Festival 2022 Finalist/Winner, SW
              - Lucie Foundation, Carte Blanche Lifestyle Category Finalist, US
              - Palm Photo Prize 2022 Shortlisted, UK

              - Film Photo Award 2022 - Visionary Project Award Finalist, US
              - Portrait of Humanity 2022, single image price. The British Journal of Photography. UK
              - Winner of the Urbanautica Institute Awards 2021. Italy
              - Passepartout Catalog Prize Winner Edition 4th 2022, Italy
2021     - City Artist Corps Grants Award by NYFA. U.S
              - Decade of Change, single image price. The British Journal of Photography. U.K
              - Artist in residence, Eyes on Main Street. U.S
2020     - Pulitzer Center and National Geographic grantee for the BK Reader. U.S
              - Work selected for “2020: A Year In Photos” by Pulitzer Center. U.S
              - Shortlisted for “America then and now: Shoot the Sequel”,
                The British Journal of Photography. UK



ARCHIVES

2022     - Online archive Ways of Living by Then There Was Us. UK
              - Online archive Undisclosed Resource by Efrem Zelony-Mindell / Local Host Gallery. U.S


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2022     - Projection of Chilluns’ Croon at Verzasca Photo Festival, SW



GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2022     - Palm Photo Prize 2022, 1014 Gallery, UK
              - Portraif of Humanity, The British Journal of Photography
                Photo Australia 2022. Melbourne, AUS

              - Myths and fables online exhibition, Analog Forever, US
              - Fill your cup, online exhibition, Too Tired Project. U.S
               - The Print Swap by Featureshoot - Clampart NYC. New York, NY, US
              - No Longer at Home - Milford Photo. Connecticut, U.S
              - Look Climate Lab 2022 - Open Eye Gallery. Liverpool, UK
2021     - Decade of Change - The British Journal of Photography, UK
                The Nest Summit at The Javits Center. New
York, NY U.S
              - Decade of Change - The British Jorunal of Photograph.
                The Jockey Club Museum of Climate Change. Hong Kong, China

              - Behind The Lens - Fable Jones Studios. Brooklyn, NY, U.
2020     - Un verano en Nueva York - Palenque, Brooklyn, NY, U.S
              - The Road by Float Magazine - JKC Gallery, Trenton, New Jersey, U.S
2019     - Ars Gratia Artis - The Local. Long Island City, NY. U.S
              - Domestica by Antics Publications - Kinfolk, New York, NY, U.S.
2016      - The West - Teatro la baranda Bogota. Colombia
               - Bruised & Broken - a summer portrait - The times Vintage, Greenport, NY, U.S
               - En tu funeral - Rattrap Bogota. Colombia
2015      - Love don’t live here anymore - Lomography New York, NY, U.S
2014      - This mess we are in - Lomography New York, NY, U.S
2012      - No nos une el amor sino el espanto - Palais de glace Museo de arte, BSAS, Argentina



SELECTED FEATURES

2022     - Fractions Magazine
              - Interview for Float Magazine
              -
Conceptual Projects
              - Passepartout Catalogue Prize Publication Edition 4th
2021     - Interview for MPB
              - Nowhere Diary
              - British Journal of Photography
2020     - Pulitzer Center
              - Aint-Bad
2018     - Aint-Bad



IN PRINT

2022     - Portrait of Humanity Vol 4, The British Journal of Photography, UK
              - Promise of Spring by Black Flower Publishing
              - (upcoming) Urbanautica Institute Awards Catalog 2021. Italy
              - Passepartout Catalog 2021 Edition 4th, Italy
2019     - The Journal of Grievances Vol 1, Antics Publications, US/Colombia
2018     - Domestica by Antics Publications, US/ Colombia
2017     - Blow-Up Photo Vol 3, AUS
2016     - Blow-Up Photo Vol 2, AUS
2015     - VICE Magazine, Colombia