Dilmar Mauricio Gamero Santos
b. June 4th, 1976, Arequipa, PERU
www.dilmargamero.com / firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com
C: (+1) 954-235-9139 / 316 A South 2nd Street. Philadelphia, PA 19106
Dilmar Mauricio Gamero Santos is from Peru and he works and lives in Philadelphia, PA. Dilmar is a visual artist and teacher trained at the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru with studies in audiovisual communication, philosophy, theology and art education. He has many years of experience working in pedagogy, outreach, volunteering, and visual arts. He has specialized in documentary production and fine art photography. He received his MFA in Photography at Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, and he is a candidate in the Ph.D. program in Documentary Arts and Visual Research in the School of Theater, Film and Media Arts at Temple University.
Dilmar Gamero has worked with many institutions related to De La Salle Christian Brothers, the Jesuits, Temple University, and Audiovisual and Tourism companies traveling to many countries in South and North America. His primary focus over the last decade has been to explore the cultural and religious identity of Peruvian rituals and festivals, especially in a small village named Paucartambo through its biggest celebration: Mamacha Carmen publishing an illustrated book and preparing a whole body of work that includes printmaking, sculpture, painting and handcraft.
His Ph.D. research is focused on new media narratives about memory, time, and space interacting with rephotography projects, stereoscope techniques, and augmented reality technology.
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Dilmar has a large variety of still photographs and films (fiction and documentaries) produced and displayed in Peru for different events and companies. In the United States most of his artist talks have been presented in Tyler School of Art (Philadelphia, PA) and Pratt Institute (Brooklyn, NY), and his artwork has been displayed in Philadelphia and Harrisburg. He also presented his research at the 2018 SECAC conference in Birmingham, Alabama and 2019 SECAC in Chattanooga, Tennessee. He also published a book in 5 volumes: Mamacha Carmen (2019).