“Quo Vadis?” is about my search in life. Following a path, exploring my interior through ‘selfies avant-la-lettre’, the self-portroids (1982-1994) and exploring the outside through transiting unknown paths, the ‘Quo Vadis’ (1987-now). I am an explorer of my own life, a traveler in time and space, always looking for a new horizon, somewhere better?
When I step out of my house which lies hidden in a small valley and climb up our first hill, I come to open fields. On my morning walks I often walk around these fields, which always look different at all stages of all seasons. My latest exhibition is a homage to these fields. With fragments … More Ploughed Fields and Borrowed Words
In the making of this new (4th) series of diptychs of Ronda I had no preconceived idea of what I wanted to tell. With the three previous series of diptychs of the Serranía of Ronda I always looked for a common thread, a theme in the making of my images. This time I let go … More Diptychs of Ronda ‘Associations’
Every day, when I leave my house, this is what I see My eyes zoom in at details I see shapes, shades, layers, colours and tracks Made by nature or humans And I find them equally fascinating Todos los días cuando salgo de mi casa, esto es lo que veo Mis ojos se acercan a … More Going Solo (exhibition)
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’
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
Today we walked for five hours off the beaten tracks, where we passed mossy rocks and majestic holm oaks. We crossed green fields, went through enchanted forests and below jagged rock platforms. We were guided the path by piled stones, cow dung and goat droppings. Oh yeah, and some sheep, but they went the other … More The Walk of the Hidden Valley