Roberto Fernández Ibáňez
Free will - Libre albedrío, from the series
Fotografías pendientes [Pending Photographs], 1990
Silver Gelatin Print, Ilford FB, Printed c. 2007, Edition 1/7, 10 ¼ x 10 ¼ inches, signed in ink on front and in pencil on back
Courtesy of the artist
Artist Roberto G. Fernández Ibáñez creates unique works using his own darkroom techniques and formulas. His work has been included in exhibitions at FotoFest, Houston; Fotográfica Bogotá, Colombia; Lianzhou Foto Festival, China; Festival de la Luz and FoLa Fototeca Latinoamericana, Buenos Aires, Argentina; Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut; and Galerie Huit Arles, France, among many others. In Montevideo, Uruguay, he has exhibited at Centro de Fotografia, Museo y Archivo Histórico Municipal Cabildo, and Ministerio de Educación y Cultura. His handmade artist’s books include haiku, prose,
drawing, and photography.
Fernández’s work can be found in collections worldwide. He received the Morosoli Award in Uruguay in recognition of his artistic trajectory and his contribution to Uruguayan culture, and has won awards at Festival de la Luz, Buenos Aires, and FestFoto, Porto Alegre, Brazil.