Helena Aguilar Mayans is a fine art/experimental photographer from Catalonia. She grew up in Olot, in the Garrotxa Natural Park, surrounded by nature she has always been fascinated by the magic of this volcanic area. She attended the University of Barcelona and has a BA in Fine Arts and a MA in Art Education. While she was taking Fine Arts she learned various photographic techniques. She currently mostly works with analogue and alternative/experimental processes. She also does the art direction for most of her photo shoots.
She feels photography as something magical, alchemical, ... she loves to get lost into the woods and sneak into abandoned places, her photographies are a gate to outer realities.