Monty is an Argentinian
artist and photographer.

Limited edition prints can be acquired through:
Open Doors Gallery / London.
Hen’s teeth Store / Ireland. 

About Me

Federico "Monty" Kaplan (1986) is a photographer from Argentina, whose interest in photography is as a tool of inspection.

He examines and puts to question the perception we have of reality. Exploring intersubjective spaces, that are shaped from the relationship between our subjective experiences and the objective nature of things. Searching there for what is invisible to the eye, and exists only as presentiment. 

His background in filmmaking allows him to create unorthodox narratives filled with atmosphere that blur the line between fiction and documentary.

Monty has exhibited work across the globe in USA, London, Germany and Argentina.
He was selected as an Single Image Winner’s of BJP’s “International Photography Award”, shortlisted for Palm Photo Prize 2020 and for The British Journal of Photography’s “Portrait of Humanity Vol. 4”.  

His project “The Measure” was part of the FOLIO masterclass with PHMuseum and Witty Books.
He also took part of the “Finding your Vision” workshop by Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb in March 2022 in NY.

His work has appeared on numerous publications, including It’s Nice That, Der Greif, British Journal, PHMuseum, i-D among others.


2022 Seen Fifteen Gallery - BJP International Photography Award (Upcoming)
2022 Open Eye Gallery - Climate Lab with Marisol Mendez
2021  Tête Gallery / PEP “Obsessions” (15-25th July)
- Berlin, DE 
2018   Saatchi Gallery, with Open Doors — London, UK
2018   Summer Photo Exhibition / Fishing Quarter Gallery Brighton, UK
2018   Street Sans Frontières / 18-20th May — Espace des Arts Sans Frontières, Paris
2018   Open Doors Exhbition / 5-8th of April  — Peckham, London
2017   Group Exhibition “Inside Instagram” — Onomato Künstlerverein, Düsseldorf, Germany
2016   Group Show  — Greenpoint Gallery, NY
2016  “Essay on Silence”  — Casa Rodolfo Walsh, Buenos Aires


In Print

Then There Was Us - AND 2022
FotoFilmic - JRNL 14 guest edited by Coralie Kraft
Portrait of Humanity Vol.4 - Hoxton Mini Press
VOSTOK Magazine - Issue 31
“In the sun, on the moon” - By PhMuseum and Jason Fulford
SWIM Magazine — Issue .02 “Unseen”
Revista BALAM .05 “Metamorfosis”
NR Magazine — Issue .07
SATORI Magazine — Issue .02 “Change”
Create! Magazine — Issue .02
Maps Magazine Vol. 110
Archive Collective Magazine “The Earth Issue”
Paradise Magazine — Issue .01
Noice Magazine — “The Red Issue” .02


 “Centuries in the Sun” a Monty Kaplan Zine by Pomegranate Press


- Der Greif - Guest Room Christoph Wiesner  
-1854 Studio BJP - “Miruku” a WaterAid Climate Crisis commission
-The British Journal of Photography, Mendez & Kaplan’s exploration of the Colombian water crisis, Alice Finney
-It’s Nice That — Feature: “The suburban, Stranger Things-esque photography of Monty Kaplan”
-Booooooom — Photographer Spotlight: “Dynamic work from photographer Javier ‘Monty’ Kaplan”
 -i-D — My Year in Pictures: Monty Kaplan
 -Fubiz — “Strikingly Vibrant Images Under the Cover of Night”
-The Visual Voices — Interview
-WE ART Agency — Feature
-PH ROOM Magazine — Feature
-Aesthetica Magazine — Fleeting Moments 
-Archive Collective Magazine — “The ‘burbs through the lens of Monty Kaplan” 
-Millenium Agency — Photographer Spotlight

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