Los cuerpos de Lewy

Her mother and her daughter were born on the same day. When her daughter was three months old, her mother was diagnosed with Lewy Body Dementia, a degenerative disease that causes severe dementia and eventually death. It is produced by small round wounds made of a black substance that affects neural connections.

These cyanotypes show these intermittent disconnections. Some show more the person, others show the medical histology of the illness.

“Why did she deserve to be saved?

Because it was soon, too soon…

I asked her if she wanted to live, but she didn’t reply

I told her I love you Mum, rest peacefully”


Alejandra Morales

Visual artist and cultural manager. She has a degree in Fine Arts and one in Law. Currently, she teaches creative techniques at cultural centers of Barcelona and l’Hospitalet Town Halls.
She is a poet of cyanotype that fills the holes with subtlety.


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