Bronze 2019 People / Self-Portrait
This image is going to be part of a series that I am working on.
All my life I felt trapped by my thoughts, trying to get everything in me to always be right. Thanks to art and imagination I could represent my deepest pain, the illness of my father, who was in a coma for six years. His body was there, but not his soul.
This image is me, trying to live hidden, grabbing a body that did not recognize me anymore and that was almost impossible to let go.
I am an electromechanical engineer, married and a mother of three.
In 2015, I began my studies in photography and realized that this was my true passion. Little by little, I left my former job to devote myself completely to photography.Most of my images are self portraits because I want to make my body move as my mind imagines the subject.
A lot of my work was born from the sensitivity I developed during my father´s disease. He was in a coma for 7 years -at this time I realized life is short and you never know when our journey will end.