Posts Tagged: Fernell Franco

Fernell Franco : ‘Amarrados’ (Bound)

Fernell Franco (1942-2006) is considered one of the few photographers who developed a distinct lyrical view of the shift toward modernity in Latin America. The exhibition ‘Amarrados’ [Bound] focused on the Amarrados series comprising large-scale black and white photographs developed by Franco in the early 1980s.

Fernell Franco : ‘Amarrados’ (Bound)

Fernell Franco (1942-2006) is considered one of the few photographers who developed a distinct lyrical view of the shift toward modernity in Latin America. The exhibition ‘Amarrados’ [Bound] focused on the Amarrados series comprising large-scale black and white photographs developed by Franco in the early 1980s.

Fernell Franco : Photography Series

“That tragic, poor, transitional element that is found all over Latin America is encapsulated in those images… The act of binding, of shipping and storing, bespeaks a defenseless class that exists in each of those countries, where there are people who have never owned property and whose only option for conserving what little they have is to bind and enclose it before moving on elsewhere.” – fernell franco

Fernell Franco : Photography Series

“That tragic, poor, transitional element that is found all over Latin America is encapsulated in those images… The act of binding, of shipping and storing, bespeaks a defenseless class that exists in each of those countries, where there are people who have never owned property and whose only option for conserving what little they have is to bind and enclose it before moving on elsewhere.” – fernell franco