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Gaia by Jaume Llorens

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Friday, 1 December 2023 to Sunday, 31 December 2023

All About Photo is pleased to present ‘GAIA’ by Jaume Llorens

Part of the exclusive online showroom developed by All About Photo, this exhibition is on view for the month of December 2023 and includes twenty photographs from the series ‘GAIA’

GAIA
This ongoing series takes its name from a hypothesis by James Lovelock and Lynn Margulis that describes Earth as a single superorganism in which living beings and the rest of the planet establish a self-regulating equilibrium that ensures the survival of the whole.

The series consists of diptychs created by juxtaposing two photographs of natural elements found in my local environment. These elements generate a third image that combines the two photographs into a harmonious whole, which differs from the simple sum of its parts as described by Ralph Gibson in his concept of the “Overtone.” New and balanced realities can be created from this simple juxtaposition.

Gaia aims to reflect on the need to re-establish our connection with nature that has been neglected for too long, and to feel like a responsible part of this marvellous system once again to ensure the survival of our planet.

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Born in Porqueres, near Girona, Catalonia, in 1966. Fond of photography since he was a teenager. In 2014, he took part in his first collective exhibition. The most notable ones have been the LensCulture group exhibition at Photo London 2023, a solo show at the Fundació Valvi in Girona in 2022, another solo exhibition at the Festival Mirades in Torroella de Montgrí in 2021, and a collective at the Valid Foto Gallery in Barcelona (OFNI Project, 2019).

Among his awards, he received the Top Pick at LensCulture Critics' Choice 2023, the Top 50 at Photolucida Critical Mass 2023, the 3rd place (singles) at the LensCulture Black & White Awards 2022, the selection of his portfolio 'Deep Inside' at the Barcelona International Photography Awards, BIPA, 2019, and the 3rd prize in the VI National Photography Competition Canson Infinity (Spain).

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Online

All About Photo , San Diego

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