Walter Hurtado (1993) is a freelance visual storyteller and collage artist based in Panama.
Walter's work is focused on social justice, human rights, and migration related issues.
Originally graduated from International Trade and Logistics; With experience in the private and non-governmental sector, he is characterized by having global mindset. Throughout his travels, he has developed in his photographs the portrait of human behavior in the environment that surrounds him, he also seeks to capture details among the many that the street and urban spaces can give; highlighting the Panamanian cultural diversity, emphasizing the traditions and rituals of each locality.
Currently, he is dedicated to independent photography in photojournalism and content creation, working with news outlets as Bloomberg, foundations and companies such as Save The Childrenn, Fund. Transición a la Vida, Women Alliance, ESRI, Unión Europea, Cervecería Panamá, DIAGEO, VISA, Alianza Francesa, Gobierno Nacional (Info Plazas), Museo de Arte Contemporáneo.
As an artist, he is part of the collective Arrabal & Diversify Photo.
Museo de Arte contemporáneo de Panamá - Method: Curatorial SandBox Program - Visual narrative and photobook - Santiago Escobar Jaramillo Getting your work seen and supported / 1 day intensive online workshop - Danielle Villasana Color and its use in contemporary art photography / 4 days intensive online workshop - Persia Campbell Diversify Photo Portfolio Reviews 2022 - Jennifer Samuel, Photo Editor National Geographic