Empty spaces inhabited by silence, twilight lights at the end of the day, nocturnal animals and others of which only the bones remain, ancient sculptures that scream secrets, cemeteries full of life that contrast with dead cities, faceless bodies transiting a desolate world, abandoned. A deep vital anguish revealed through images where the poetic inevitably evokes mystery, nostalgia and melancholy.

La Mala Fortuna is a project about an internal search. In the wake of an identity crisis that manifested itself through strong anxiety, I began to ask myself questions about my place in the world and the true nature of my sensitivity. Through my approach to photography, I managed to channel in a productive way the sensations that my permanent state of alertness has made me suffer. Trying to investigate the reasons for my psychological state, I began to take photos guided by a need to reveal myself to the world, in order to reveal myself. A very instinctive process, not very rational, somewhat visceral. It is in melancholy, anguish, boredom, nostalgia (for the past and future) and boredom where the photographs of this project are reflected.

Each photograph works as a microcosm that works both alone and together. Sometimes meditated (almost never), sometimes found (almost always), they inhabit a place between found reality and idealized reality, like visual poems where the meaning is never clear and a space is established for imagination and also for reflection. I keep asking myself unanswered questions about the world around me and my position in it and it is these images that I get in response. La Mala Fortuna is the universe that I have created to be able to explain myself to the world.

Knowing how to accept the omen.

Fear is no longer an option: I am the fear. Through it things are revealed to me devoid of casing. Everything is skeleton.
Purity (I didn't know it) is dark and dense, tragic. There is an ice mirror in which I reflect, what I see has no meaning.
This is my fortune: to have found overwhelming beauty in what has died.

This project has won MA in Photograpic Creation 2021/2022 schoolarship grant of Escuela Lens .

It has been nominated by Salvi Danés for Star Photobook Dummy Award 2022.

In 2023, has been published as part of Fotofobia fanzine series edited by UFCA Collective (on sale here).

It has been exhibited at UFCA Collective (Algeciras) and was selected to participate in Imaginària 2023.

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