13 January 2014
Sebastián “Suki” Beláustegui, National Geographic photographer
Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in 1969. He currently lives in Tepoztlán, México.
Self-taught, as a documentary photographer he has been dedicated, since 1991, to register the native world of Latin America, publishing in 2003 the book “Guardians of Time”, Portraits of the spirit of Latin America. For this, he traveled across 8 countries and lived in 25 native communities. José Saramago, Nobel Prize in Literature, wrote the prologue.
He is currently working on his new editorial project “Africa in the Americas”, documenting the existing heritage of African people in the Americas.
His works have been published in books and magazines such as National Geographic (Cover February 2005), Los Angeles Times, Newsweek, Camara Arts, and The Sunday Times; and have done numerous lectures, workshops and exhibitions in museums and art galleries throughout the Americas.