This selection does not aim to be thorough, but the selected photographs belong to recurring subjects, discussed and shared in social networks by contemporary artists, media, and web surfers in general. We can find terrorism, natural disasters as consequence from global heating, robotics colonization in extraterrestrial territory, crisis, ... Every subject is recalled by an image, directly or indirectly linked to some other photograph, and operates as the symptom of the fantasies and disorders from the contemporary world. DATABASE is an attempt to keep the constant flow present in the images and in current paradigms, by an organized and selective series of photographs, which allows the appearance of absent narratives.
DATABASE is part of the term, which I use to name my work: “absent geographies”.
“The persistent image is not the frozen image. On the contrary, that is the image that circulates, spreads and generates news instances.” GUILLAUME LE GAL
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