Ananké Asseff, Visual artist, Buenos Aires in 1971.
Her works can be found in the collections of the Tate Modern in London, J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles, the Museu de Arte Moderna do Rio de Janeiro, the Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Wifredo Lam de La Habana and ARTER in Istanbul; in Argentina, those of the Museo de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires, Argentina’s Fondo Nacional de las Artes, the Museo Castagnino+MACRO in Rosario, the Palais de Glace in Buenos Aires, FOLA Fototeca Latinoamericana, Buenos Aires, the Museo E. Caraffa in Córdoba and the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes in Buenos Aires.
Recently nominated by the Infinity Award 2017 in the category Art, she has been awarded distinctions such as a scholarship from the Academy of Media Arts KHM in Germany and a residency at the Banff Centre for the Arts in Canada (2004 – 2005); the Premio Leonardo a la Fotografía 2002 (awarded by the Asociación Argentina de Críticos de Arte); and an Advanced Study Award in Audiovisual Media from the Fondo Nacional de las Artes (2001). She also received the Premio Rioplatense de Artes Visuales 2004, the prize of the Salón Banco Ciudad in 2002, second prize in the Premio Federico J. Klemm a las Artes Visuales in 2009 and second prize in the Premio Mamba-Fundación Telefónica, Arte y Nuevas Tecnologías in 2011, among others. In 2007 she received a subsidy from the Fondo Metropolitano de las Artes de Buenos Aires and a National Grant for Projects from the Fondo Nacional de las Artes, and in 2012 and 2014, the Konex prize in Photography, awarded by the Fundación Konex.
She has participated in numerous solo and group exhibitions in Argentina, Uruguay, Brazil, Chile, Bolivia, Peru, Mexico, Colombia, Cuba, Germany, Holland, Mexico, Paris, Spain, Switzerland, United States and China. Her work has been featured in diverse specialized publications such as TIME Magazine, Fototazo 2015, Magazine Photoworld China, 2014; Auto Focus. The Self-Portrait in Contemporary Photograph by Susan Bright THAMES & HUDSON, 2010; Fotografía en Argentina 1840-2010 by Valeria Gonzales, Buenos Aires 2011; POETICAS CONTEMPORANEAS_Artes visuales en Argentina 1990-2010, Fondo Nacional de las Artes, Argentina 2010; Laberinto de Miradas, Fotografía Iberoamericana, by Claudi Carreras, Spain 2010; Fotografía en la Argentina 1840-2010 by Valeria Gonzales, Buenos Aires 2011, Buenos Aires 2011; Image- France. 2008; Visura MAGAZINE New York 2009 and EXIT. Spain, 2007, Mapas Abiertos, Fotografía Latinoamericana 1991-2002, by Alejandro Castellote, among others. In 2012 was published her book ANANKÉ ASSEFF: WORKS 2001- 2012, in Buenos Aires.
She lives and works in Buenos Aires.