Monthly Archives: January 2011

Golden Light

I close my eyes and it’s December. I’m 18 again, singing the last song at a concert. I’m exhausted, it’s the first time I go out in months, and many more are going to pass until the next. I feel … Continue reading

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Fridays are for readers: Reading Lolita in Tehran.

Autumn 1995.Tehran,  Iran. Iranian writer Azar Nafisi left her job as the teacher of western literature in the University of Tehran when she was imposed to wear the veil in her classes. After that and before leaving to U.S.A., she … Continue reading

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“Bloggers”

I remember someone told me once that the world was starting to be watched through a computer’s screen instead of touched and smelt, that the strangers were becoming friends with a nickname and no past and that the current world … Continue reading

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On the way to success.

Do you know what are the clues to be successful in photography or in any kind of art? Well, they’re mostly the same in any other field and I’m sorry but we don’t know the answer, partly because it’s 50% … Continue reading

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The limits of photography

I leaf through beauty magazines and see beautiful photographs. Dreamy settings, golden light, captivating portraits, amazing dresses. I am captivated. Then my brain starts registering. Skin and bones. In between, no flesh. I leaf through another beauty magazine and read … Continue reading

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MIRRORS: Alba Danés

1986. Girona, Catalunya Who are you? Perhaps I’m the same as you. I’m sometimes angry with the world and some other I’m amazed to see you. I’m also a journalist who doesn’t believe in journalism and who lives with no … Continue reading

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Fridays are for readers: Atonement

Summer of 1935, English countryside. 13-year-old Briony Tallis is a girl who sees events see doesn’t quite understand and ”possessed by a desire to have the world just so”. Cecilia Tallis has just finished with Cambridge and shares and unresolved … Continue reading

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Photo exhibitions: NYChildren

Imagine to travel through all the countries in the world, then imagine to do so in just one city. You are in New York, where 170 languages are spoken, a condensed multicultural world. American photographer Danny Goldfield has the ambition … Continue reading

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Im/perfections

I’m listening to Yann Tiersen’s music and dreaming of Paris while working on some photos of Torino and writing about it. It must be said: it’s a love-hate relationship between me and my city. And it’s even hard to call … Continue reading

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Ode to Light

I may be a dreamer but I’m not blind. Back in 2009 I got some really bad news. I was sitting on a chair (one I started to hate by then) at the doctor’s office when she started to tell … Continue reading

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