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Tag : androgyny

Under the skin

Under the skin Martin Sampedro‘s latents are devoid of that tragic vision because the radiographed bodies are not real but imaginary, sublimated by desire. Sampedro fix the umbilical cord between the beginnings of photography (the latent image as a principle of analog photo) and the last digital or holographic techniques, using the concept of latency as mental substrate. Sculptural anatomies scanned by our libido, copulating, practicing cunnilingus, reflected in concave and distorting mirrors, photographing themselves in a mise en abyme […]

The transit of Venus

The transit of Venus By Martín Sampedro. 2012     Share List

“Los contrabandistas de Ronda”. Federico García Lorca and Salvador Dalí in love. Martin Sampedro, 2009

 

 

Latent Alter-Portraits

Latent Alter-Portraits I will put my Spirit in you and you will live. I will attach tendons to you and make flesh come upon you and cover you with skin; I will put breath in you, and you will come to life.  The Valley of Dry Bones.Ezekiel 37     When my friend P. P. M. wrote the headline for the catalogue of the exhibition Interior Ulterior: «Martín Sampedro: The New Photography», I was surprised by his ability to explain my […]