Musuk Nolte

October 2022

Musuk Nolte was born in Mexico City in 1988 and is a nationalized Peruvian. Nolte explores the relationship between power, politics, and social issues through images from a documentary and artistic perspective. He holds a degree in professional photography and a specialization in contemporary photography from Centro de la Imagen in Peru. Nolte is a recipient of the Elliott Erwitt Havana Club 7 Fellowship, FONCA Fellowship, Magnum Foundation Fund, On-Air Residence Program, WorldPress Photo Masterclass LATAM, and recently became a National Geographic Explorer. He has shown his work in museums, galleries, and photo festivals including XV Architecture Venice Biennale, lll Daegu Photo Bienal in Korea, FoLa-Fototeca Latinoamericana, Les Rencontres d´Arles, Lima Art Museum, Paris Photo, PhotoEspaña XX, III Photoquai Biennial, and Singapore Photography Biennial. Musuk has published six photo books and is the founder-editor of KWY Ediciones, an independent photobook publishing house for Latin-American authors, active since 2013  with more than 25 published projects. Besides working as a writer, he has been an editor of primarily Latin American authors, as well as providing consultation and tutoring on photography and photo books in academic spaces that include CAMPO, CDF Montevideo, Centro de la Imagen, Domestika, FELIFA, FoLa, Foro Latinoamericano de Fotografia, and PhotoEspaña. He is a Bertha Challenge Fellow 2022 and a board member of VIST Projects.