Des oiseaux by Angel Albarrán and Anna Cabrera
In 1959, Joan Miró referred to his fascination with immobility as an expression of the idea of infinity.
The painter was deeply interested in infinite space and how to represent endless movement with minimal and finite elements on the canvas.
Following his lead, some of our bird images are merely dots, shadows or metaphors which represent the concept of a bird more vividly than the straightforward image of a genuine fowl would. In our work, the interpretation of our images is entrusted to the memories of the viewer. Each print encodes a set of personal experiences revolving around the depicted subject, but the final meaning will depend on the viewer’s experiences.
The Spanish duo Angel Albarrán and Anna Cabrera has worked on new photographs specially for this book combined with previous series taking us on a dreamlike journey in the land of birds.
Between reality and illusion, the image interrogates our relationship to the tangible world and creates a delicate vibration through diverse color tones and photographic processes: cyanotypes, platinum, palladium, pigment and silvers prints…