My name is Julian Pilonieta, i’m from Bogotá, Colombia and i’ve been in the photography field for the past six years. I studied Philosophy in La Universidad de los Andes (2006-2012). While y was studing philosophy i was interested about photography, so in the same university I start an option on photography in the Department of Art College of Arts and Humanities at the University (Universidad de los Andes).
Between my years on the university i went to a school of filmaking and photography called “Zona Cinco escuela de cine y fotografía”. The first course that i took there was in the 2009 between June-August, in the área of art and photographic technique. In 2010 o did the second course in June-August in the área B/W Lab, digital retouch in photoshop and digital language. In 2011 o finished the profesional course with the module in study lighting in the month of June-August.
In 2013 i pursue the Diploma in Photojournalism and Documentary Photography: the art of nonfiction (Diplomado en Fotoperiodismo y fotografía documental: el arte de la no ficción), in la Pontificia Universidad Javeriana de Bogotá, Colombia.
In 2013-2014 i persue an especialization on Photography in the Universidad Nacional de Colombia with my Project: Ciudad, Lugar y misterioso BASS (City, place and mysterious BASS). Photo report about the ilegal, underground rave scene in Bogotá, Colombia.
I worked as a Freelance in 2014 - 2015 in a magazine in Colombia called Cartel Urbano, in different projects:
• Coverage of local celebrations during the World Cup Brazil 2014.
• Report on ilegal raves in Bogota.
• Photo Essay on the use of ketamine among Young in Bogota.
• Report on ilegal raves (2014-2015) in Spain , Germany, England, Israel. And different cultural movement about music and freedom.