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We are available for freelance or consulting work. We are specialized in contemporary art, the history of Photography, Mexican Photography, Kodak, and Kodak Advertising. Some of the services we offer include:

Research

We can help you locate images and acquire rights for publication or exhibition. We have extensive experience working with museums, photo & film collections, libraries, and archives in Mexico and the USA.

Writing

We’ve collaborated with publications, curators, and researchers and have written academic essays and articles in Spanish and English.

Workshops and Lectures:

We’ve led workshops and lectured at conferences in Mexico, Argentina, the USA, and India.

Email us to arrange your own personalized consultation session.

instrumentsofmemory@gmail.com

Past talks and lectures

Master Class: Snapshooters: Amateur Practice in the History of Photography, ENES Unidad Morelia, Mexico, 2014.
Panel discussion: Different Approaches to the Photographic Image/Distintos acercamientos a la imagen fotográfica histórica. Panelists: Elisa Lozano, Claudia Pretelin and Raquel Navarro. Moderator: Armando Cristeto. 13 ENF, Pachuca, Hidalgo, 2012.

Selected Publications

CITATION: PRETELIN, Claudia. Citlali Fabián: mestiza de Yalálag. La Palabra y el Hombre, revista de la Universidad Veracruzana, [S.l.], n. 48, p. 63-64, oct. 2019. ISSN 01855727. Disponible en: <http://lapalabrayelhombre.uv.mx/index.php/palabrahombre/article/view/2892>. Fecha de acceso: 30 may 2020 doi:https://doi.org/10.25009/lpyh.v0i48.2892.

CITATION: Pretelin Rios, C. (2016). Vida cotidiana en una hacienda de México. Alquimia, (57), 30-31. Recuperado a partir de https://www.revistas.inah.gob.mx/index.php/alquimia/article/view/3143

CITATION: Pretelin Rios, C. (2011). Usted apretaba un botón, Kodak hacía el resto. Alquimia, (42), 14-21. Recuperado a partir de https://www.revistas.inah.gob.mx/index.php/alquimia/article/view/3143

Collaborations with nonprofit art organizations

Current Seen-Small Venue Biennial for Contemporary Art & Rochester Contemporary Art Center
Intergalactix: against isolation/contra el aislamiento curated by Daniela Lieja Quintanar for Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, 2020.