Leonardo Flores Parés, (MEXICO, 1989), LIVES AND WORKS IN SYDNEY AUSTRALIA.
Born in Tehuacan, a small town in Mexico, Leonardo Flores Pares packed up his things (namely his photography gear) and moved to Sydney, Australia, in 2015. He is a visual artist whose main medium is photography and he obtained his degree in visual arts in 2012. Since then, he has completed several workshops and diplomas in photography, contemporary art and performance art. His work has been exhibited in solo and group shows throughout Mexico, Spain, the USA and Australia. It explores the limits of photography and how it intersects with other disciplines. Leonardo is interested in transforming common objects and everyday situations to give new meaning to them and to challenge the viewer to question our everyday experience. To him, photography is a tool for exploration and a way to try to understand the world and his experience in it. It acts as a container of ideas and discoveries, an archive of observations an