about me


jose maria (chema) rodriguez alcantara
atmyself@posteo.net
07871592032

queer, non-binary photographer and multidisciplinary artist -
currently studying HNC art & design at Glasgow Clyde College, admitted to BA (Hons) photography at The Glasgow School Art.
experienced photographer, reliable and professional. widely available for working opportunities in Glasgow City and the wider Scotland.

fine art photography portfolio, The Glasgow School of Art

jobs


2019
performance photographer (freelance)
fruitmarket gallery: ‘how to suggest details’, ‘each body has a use, has a use’
  • documenting two live performances with a public audience for one of the most important contemporary art galleries in edinburgh for archival purposes

event photographer (freelance)
out of the blue: vintage kilo sale, makers marque, wiff waff wednesdays, flea market, bruncheon live music
  • documenting a range of different events hosted by the organization. open markets, private sale events and musical occassions for social media and marketing purposes

event photographer (freelance)
edinburgh sculpture workshop:
critical/fictional investigations: site, sound and listening’
  • documenting a series of academic talks hosted by the workshop


experience


2021
building supervisor
the pipe factory
  • responsible for exhibition and building safety during the Glasgow International festival. opening and closing duties, invigilation and visitor service
  • managing and caring for a team of volunteers working in coordination with the festival

2020 
gallery / shift attendant
national galleries of scotland

  • welcomed visitors while providing a five-star customer service experience, ensured the safety of the collection while engaging in conversation about art and other services, anticipated visitors’ needs and questions to provide an excellent experience and satisfaction

independent contractor
appen
  • providing data collection services in projects of varied duration

advisory group member
travelling gallery

  • working with the gallery to bring skills, knowledge and expertise to develop strategy, policy and activity. to read and advise on papers, reports and funding

2019
duty manager / photographer
out of the blue
  • front-facing representative for the organization, responding to visitors’ queries and providing informationgenerating opportunities for everyone to participate in the arts by fostering innovative and accessible creative projects

gallery attendant
national galleries of scotland

  • welcomed visitors while providing a five-star customer service experience, ensured the safety of the collection while engaging in conversation about art and other services, anticipated visitors’ needs and questions to provide an excellent experience and satisfaction

art & design coordinator
the meadows festival

  • working with meadows festival to liaise and coordinate with artists to design of the festival’s branding, programme and signage

lunch time relief
scottish national gallery of modern art

  • welcomed visitors while providing a five-star customer service experience, ensured the safety of the collection while engaging in conversation about art and other services, anticipated visitors’ needs and questions to provide an excellent experience and satisfaction