Diptychs of Ronda ‘Rocks and stones’

DIPTYCHS OF RONDA III Part of the exhibition ‘Going Solo’ is the third in the series ‘Diptychs of Ronda’ With these diptychs I am trying to create new images based on the merging of two unrelated photographs, taken at different times and for different reasons. For the diptychs I frequently use scale enlargements/reductions. The fusion … More Diptychs of Ronda ‘Rocks and stones’

Celebrations

If there is anything the Andalusians master, it is the art of celebrating life. No matter hardship or economic crises, they will always find a reason to party and celebrate their religion. In all Andalusia they have a yearly ‘Romeria’, a pilgrimage where they will walk ‘their’ Virgin to a sanctuary or just take her out to the countryside. Once arrived at their … More Celebrations

Devotion

‘Semana Santa’, the Easter celebration, is taken very seriously in Andalusia. Every city, town or even the smallest village has been for months preparing their robes and attributes for the daily processions starting on ‘Domingo de Ramos’, Palm Sunday and continuing daily – depending on the size of the population – until the week after … More Devotion

Alentejo Revisited

Alentejo for me is vast fields with solitary holm oaks that cast wide shadows. Alentejo is goats and cows resting in those wide shadows. Alentejo is narrow roads with dazzlingly beautiful eucalyptus trees on the side. Alentejo is hills with symmetrical rows of olive trees. Alentejo is storks, majestically sitting on their big nests on top … More Alentejo Revisited

Flight into Reality

This morning, as many mornings, we went for a walk just straight from our house. My head was filled with worries, same old same old, money things. But the longer I walked the more I felt disconnected to that ‘silly thing called economy’. I fled into reality.. Another spring has come and we’re still here. No, we … More Flight into Reality