I was born in Habana, under the Caribbean light during the ardent years of the Cuban revolution. My father was already a recognized photographer and from a young age I had access to the camera and his understanding about art and photographical skills. Being related to the best Cuban photographers of the time allowed me to have access to their photographic equipment, their visions and their illusions. In a way my formation and aesthetic vision was influenced by spending this time as a spectator and pupil of Osvaldo Salas, Raúl Corrales and my father in special Alberto Korda. Through them I gained excessive knowledge and great skills and was immersed in a world where everything I perceived was through lights and shadows. Taking photographs to me is a style of living and a necessity. It is the window in which I can particularly look and expose life. Sharing my images is how I integrate myself into a world that is there but in the way I’m imagining it. My work has focused in the search and revelation of a flat image into another dimension and a new context. One that moves beyond the technical aspects of photography like the lighting or framing that conforms a scene. My vision is different, it is based in using various experimental techniques on the edition and printing of my images in order to distort them and position them into a new and improved reality. The idea of my art is to express visual elements with a sensorial and aesthetical point of view. My work is often characterized by our surroundings and its evolution; I perceive architecture of life as something masterful and that has evolved beyond us to reside in our visual horizon. I of
Dante's ArtPrize Entries
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