Project info

The series “Apnea” discourses between the political and the poetical. These images were taken close to the Cuban coastline, in sites from which illegal exits of “balseros” – Cubans who try to reach the coasts of the United States crossing the Florida Strait in precarious boats, in search of better living conditions – took place.
This way a subtle relationship between these territories, marked of dramatic history, and the ephemeral scenography, which uses the object as a depot of meaning, is established.
The photographic material is, in this case, used as document and memory of the work in situ, where the bottom of the sea confers a dreamlike atmosphere of silence to the “interventions”...