Retrato genealógico compuesto, by Juan González Fornés


Identity is not something innate but something produced, it is not so much an essence to be revealed but one to be constructed. Beyond any determining factors, the identity of each individual is an open bet on the table of our social life, permeable to our interaction with others. Therefore our author directs the camera towards the people who have been involved in his life. A photograph is not enough to penetrate into someone’s personality of.

Fragment of the text written by Enric Mira for the exhibition organized by the CDAV.

In 1996, he started making photographs of skateboard subculture. He published a series of six books showing an approach to subjects such as landscape, daily life and the formation of identity. Since 2007 he has been teaching in different schools of photography..

Location: Fábrica de Cal Garbat. Mossén Jacint Verdaguer, 8. Vilassar de Dalt