Exhibition arrives to California this February

Just a short post to announce that Moving forward, looking back will be exhibited in California this February. The prints have already arrived from Albuquerque, NM and we are now working on getting the work installed. The exhibition can be visited from the 1st of February until the 25th of June in Chapman University located at One University Drive. Orange, CA 92866.

The opening reception and book launch will be on the evening of the 9th of February. When I have more details I will post them on here.

Looking forward to see you there!

3D tour of recent exhibition in New Mexico

You can now virtually experience the exhibition ‘Moving forward, looking back’ hosted at the National Hispanic Cultural Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico between March and September 2016.

Click on this link or the image in the post to access the virtual experience. You can view it on your desktop computer, mobile, tablet or VR.

Opening on the 1st April 6-8pm

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April 1

6 pm to 8 pm

Join us for the opening of the exhibition Moving Forward, Looking Back: Journeys Across the Old Spanish Trail, which explores Spanish heritage in the United States Southwest via the Old Spanish Trail, a route that linked the colonial outposts of New Mexico and California. The exhibition is presented by the National Hispanic Cultural Center and SPAIN Arts and Culture and supported by Wales Arts International.

This free event will take place at 6pm on April 1, 2016, at the National Hispanic Cultural Center’s History and Literary Arts Building.

Exhibition will be travelling to New Mexico on the 1st April

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I am happy to announce that thanks to Spain arts&culture the exhibition will be soon displayed at the National Hispanic Cultural Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico. I will be posting more news about the opening reception and book launch soon but from the 1st April to mid September Moving forward, looking back will be exhibited at the HLA Library building. Public opening night on Friday, April 1 at 6 pm at the National Hispanic Cultural Center. Curator tour and book signing on Saturday, April 2 at 4 pm.

For more information please visit this link.

Special thanks to Wales Arts International for their support towards this exhibition in New Mexico.

Exhibition opening in Madrid – 11th December

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Moving forward, looking back is travelling to Madrid and will be exhibited at Espacio Serendipia from the 11th December until the 16th January 2016. The opening will be on Friday the 11th at 7pm and we will be also presenting the book, published with SPAIN arts&culture and Editorial RM.

Caminando hacia delante, mirando hacia atrás llegará pronto a Madrid para exponerse en  Espacio Serendipia desde el 11 de diciembre al 16 de enero de 2016. La inauguración será el viernes 11 de diciembre a partir de las 7 de la tarde donde presentaremos también el libro publicado con SPAIN arts&culture y Editorial RM.

El sábado tendré el placer de visitar el festival del fotolibro FIEBRE, donde varios fotógrafos publicados por la Editorial RM estaremos firmando libros.  ¡Tengo muchas ganas de pasar unos días en Madrid y espero veros pronto!

Espacio Serendipia
Calle del Infante, 3 (Barrio de las letras)

Exhibition in Bilbao until December 6

The project has travelled all the way to Spain to be installed at Garabia in ZAWP Bilbao, and artistic space in the Zorrotzaurre peninsula. The exhibition opened on the 13th of November with the participation of The Old Timey String Band and can be visited until the 6th of December. This showcase has been possible thanks to the support of CNCNE and Ffotogallery and of course Spain arts & culture. I would specially like to thank ZAWP for hosting us for the installation and for being such an inspiring creative entity.

IMG_1330Learn more about the project and visiting hours (in Spanish and Basque).

The next stop will be Madrid where the exhibition will open on December 11 at Galeria Serendipia.


How to get the book / Comprar el libro

RMbookMoving Forward, Looking Back, Journeys Across the Old Spanish Trail is a documentary project focused on identity, based on memory and inspired by travel.
In the USA you can buy the book via the Spain arts & culture website or by following this link.

Moving forward, looking back (Avanzando hacia adelante, mirando hacia atrás) es un fotolibro que traza un recorrido por el “Old Spanish Trail” (Antiguo sendero español), una ruta comercial histórica que conectaba Nuevo México con California en el siglo XVIII. Una interesante forma de exploración histórica a través del arte contemporáneo.

En España se puede encontrar en la Casa del Libro o en el Fnac. Para más información se puede visitar editorialrm.com.