Naia Del castillo
Naia del Castillo (b. 1975, Bilbao) graduated from the Chelsea College of Art and Design in 2000. Over the past few years, the artist has captured the attention of numerous important photography fairs and festivals including ARCO, Madrid; FIAC, Paris; MACO, Mexico; Printemps Festival, Toulouse; and PhotoEspana, Madrid.
Exposition Nuevas Historias a new view of Spanish Contemporary Photography The exhibition "Nuevas Historias - a new view of Spanish Contemporary Photography" includes works by more than 30 Spanish artists with the aim to put the spotlight on an area of contemporary photography that is still largely unknown to many people but deserves all attention. The exhibition is the most extensive presentation of contemporary Spanish photography outside Spain.
Photography made a relatively late entry on the Spanish art scene. However, the situation has changed rapidly and today one is struck by the innovative and intense expression of contemporary Spanish photography, which reflects the radical development that has taken place in Spain. In just a few decades, a somewhat closed society has been transformed into a multifaceted country in which contemporary culture enjoys a strong position.
Spa... Exposition Out of Body Open Eye Gallery is proud to present Out of Body, an exhibition of photographs and moving image works that explore, manipulate and reflect upon the human body. The exhibition looks at the relationship between biological and photographic time, contrasting the continuous life cycle with the still photographic instant. Rejecting the rules of traditional portraiture, Out of Body does not attempt to capture the human body in a stable visual form. Instead it expresses the resistance of our bodies to being coded or pinned down as images, and the limitations of the technologies through which we attempt to do this.
During a trip to Tasmania, Yannick Demerle (France) made long-exposure photographs of himself in gloomy, TV-lit motel rooms. He now presents these images in negative, giving them a lingering, spectral feeling. Namik...