Pedro Manuel Cañas Duarte (b.1991, Bucaramanga, Colombia) is a colombian artist based in Mexico City. A photographer from Universidad Jorge Tadeo Lozano, he is currently studying Visual Arts in UNAM (National Autonomous University of Mexico).
His interest lays in the relationship between the abstract image and the figurative image, with the aid of experimental photography, primarily in the Photogenic Drawing technique (Also known as photogram or rayograph) his work explores how depending on the way we look at the world we end up defining it, and how if we learn to see in other ways we can discover things that could not be seen previously, changing the unilateral way of approaching ideas and objects.
His work has been exhibited in Exposición "Inter-medial. Arqueologías y prácticas expandidas de la fotografía", Bogotá, Colombia, 2016.