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Echoes 2007- 2017

Gabriel García Márquez Cultural Center, Bogotá
Fifteen pictures of 45 X 30 cm

This project was born from the registration of the portraits that lay over the graves in the Bogota´s central cemetery, these images, as a result of weather exposure tend to fade faster that any other type of photograph. This malformation proved quite interesting to me because it talks about the same process of constant change and inability towards death in any human body.
These pictures pinpoint a tautological behavior: in some way, the same process of decomposition happens almost simultaneously in both, corpses, as the referent, and their images.
These images present to us like some kind of echo, referring a different context, another time and space that are already gone; a dead point in history, from there, strength and emptiness show their absents prints. The entire body of images reminds us of the inevitable passing of time and the futility of any printed material in existence. The registering of these phantasmagoric prints reassure the implicit ambivalent promise given by photography when it stated that it could capture and make eternal the entity, our being; originally depicted by analog means.

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