India: Through pictures and poems. An exhibition.

India: Through pictures and poems. An exhibition.

 

I’m very happy to announce my first Barcelona exhibition. This project has been a while in the making and is a collaboration between myself and my friend Arji (a poet). The project is currently being exhibited in La Marmota, Barcelona (Carrer del comte Borrell, 107) and we would love for you to visit!


 

During 2014 and 2015, myself and Arji both visited India on separate trips. I returned home after 3 months of backpacking full of incredible memories and a large number of photographs documenting my journey. On my return, Arji was inspired and impassioned by my images and began writing words around his favourite photos. The exhibition soon formed out of this simple collaboration, the accompanying poems and their relationship to the images explore themes of experience, memory, meaning and re-appropriation.

Arji and I have been friends for over 10 years but this is the first collaboration of their work. Combining the dexterity of Arji’s words with the subtlety of my photographs, the audience enjoys an emotional and thoughtful look at India and its people.

 

Arji Manuelpillai – www.arji.org

Over the last 15 years Arji has written a variety of different works. From scribing lyrics for his own band and for dance group, Oojami, to literary collaborations with other artists and full scale theatre productions. Arji specialises in working with local communities to create words that fully capture the essence of a people and their culture. In recent years, he has completed a series of short stories, a full-length musical and an array of reader-specific short poems.

Danny Fernandez – www.dannyfernandez.co.uk

Danny specialises in portrait, travel and conceptual photography. His photos have been featured and published by names as renowned as National Geographic, The Guardian, The BBC and VSCO to name just a few. He has won international competitions with Lomography, Pearson, Stella Artois, and TNT magazine. His images and blog posts are regularly published by Fujifilm. Danny’s major love is to photograph his two favourite things: people and places.

Editions

These images are 50cm x 40cm Fine Art Giclée prints made on Hahnemuhle Photo Matt Fibre paper (200g) and have a durability of more than 75 years.

Due to the nature of this work, the poem and photo are supplied together. Each pair is strictly limited to just 20 ever being produced in this format.

Each pair can be supplied with a frame for €250 or without a frame for €200 (+P&P).

For more information and orders, please contact Danny:
info@Dannyfernandez.co.uk / (+34) 688 915 643

All images © Danny Fernandez
All poetry © Arjunan Manuelpillai
Graphic design: Felix Mooneeram


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And finally thanks to Fujifilm UK for tweeting about it:

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