When you work in differents diciplines in art it´s hard to exempt the temptation of connect them, I NEED to work with text, visual and music at the same time with the same issue.
I read practically all the time since I was 4 years old. I immediately “devoured” everything that got into my hands. My mom used to say that reading was for me like a drug since when I started a book I couldn’t stop until I finished it, even if that took me all night.... 32 years latter I still can’t go to sleep without the company of a book...
At 13 my literature teacher asked me to read in front of my classmates the “Romance de la luna luna” (Romance of the moon, moon) by Federico García Lorca.... that was a amazing discover for me. I found that Poetry was like music in a way. It amazed me to discover that I was able to create beautiful images using words and to see how that images were interpreted in my mind. That was something I wanted to share with the world.
In 1998 to commemorate Lorca’s 100th birthday, I painted my first piece and it took me 4 more years to stop painting about him. At first, I simply let my brushes to flow with the music of the words (De la Poesia), latter; I integrate his life in my work (Imágenes Lorquianas).
But Lorca was not the first poet ... Read More