Angels

About angels

After doing the series of images for the action titled “Poner en Luz" (To Shed Light) (2005/06), I started to develop a series of works that I group under the title "Angeles" (Angels), with subseries: "Angeles de Oficio" (Assigned Angels) and  Ángeles en Tierra" (Angels on Earth).

In those series I work with the idea of the human being as a being of light, emitting his own light. The light as a constitutive, intangible and immanent nature, as a subtle matter that conforms its existence in the world. Physical presence and light presence. Also a way to illuminate, giving light to the vital path that we project physically .

In this work I look for the particular and unique light within each different being. A way of seeing that seeks the light as a metaphor for the divine condition that edify ourselves, that modifies and makes us creators or co-creators of the reality where we express our life experience. 

I attempt to represent each individual´s own innate divinity, assuming this exists for everyone, regardless of their gender, race or condition. I look for that divinity and this is shown or made evident through the light that emanates from the body, as if it was a physical extension that makes itself visible, revealing, unveiling itself. A light appearance that completes us offering new information about our behaviour, our relationships, our vision, our wishes, or the way we express ourselves and participate in the world. In these images, the etherial part (heaven) is connected with the physical and corporeal (earth), representing and embracing an inclusive uniqueness, symbolically capturing heaven on earth.

On "Ángeles de Oficio" (Assigned Angels) I use chosen models, people that exist and represent different ways and styles of every area of life. In each of them, I search for their own inner light, their personal unique characteristiques, their “angelic” likeliness or the particular way they conduct and let themselves be. In order to do so, I take as a reference a context where each idividual finds its place around their own work or profession. And in that environment, I make the photos which later, I download and edit on my computer and finally print on canvas.

The trade of the angels 01
The trade of the angels 01

The trade of the angels 01

The trade of the angels 02
The trade of the angels 02

The trade of the angels 02

The trade of the angels 03
The trade of the angels 03

The trade of the angels 03

The trade of the angels 04
The trade of the angels 04

The trade of the angels 04

The trade of the angels 05
The trade of the angels 05

The trade of the angels 05

Angels in land 01
Angels in land 01

Angels in land 01

Angels in land 02
Angels in land 02

Angels in land 02

Angels in land 03
Angels in land 03

Angels in land 03