The self-awareness in the photographic image its not born from a worldwide media look, but from a meditative vision, a process of reflection and otherness that takes into account the kind of relationship between the viewer (the photographer), the observed (the subject of the photograph) and the future of the public eye. In art, the photographic portrait has preserved the difference between private and public, between interiority and exteriority, a distinction which is found in amateur images exhibited on the web and on social networks, where the «private» is abolished for the consumption of the own «to exist and appear as picture. »
The project You see me. Personal Identities in the Digital Age ‘explores the new tendencies of the contemporary portrait artist, brought daily to deal with this visual scenario and differentiate himself from the amateur portrait.
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