viernes, 14 de marzo de 2014

zen retreat in the alps

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Before i flew to London, and looking for a way of creating some space in the mind,  I took a break of everything to go to the mountains to do a zen meditation retreat.
I had the chance after quite a few months of a lot in the mind, to recover, meditate, sleep a lot, take walks in nature, write,  read and eat. It felt a bit like being a baby again.  The retreat , called Sesshin in Zen, is a way of coming in touch with yourself and you must keep the silence during a few days, and do about 13 sittings of 25 minutes to meditate daily. The rest of the day, is used in sleeping, walks around the nature and eat, and do nothing. The place where the convent was is one of the most beautiful spots ive been in my whole life. I was very lucky that my zen teacher Gudrun Alt allowed me to have the room that got free after somebody had called her saying he couldnt make it since he was sick. I guess it is what you can call destiny that i had to be there. Was an extraordinary experience. 
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jueves, 13 de marzo de 2014

working in london with volta

somehow life keeps on taking me to london, which is a city i adore for the energy and bulliciosa creatividad. me inspira mucho, and this time, since we had the opening of visual diaries exhibition there, allowed me to spend a few days staying at my friend´s chechu in rushmore street, a hackney area that has changed quite a bit, near chatsworth road, a very sustainable hackney corner, very volta_vibe. some of the stories i will be working on the next days: triangle shop , nanas cafe, the deli from downstairs -at victoria park, also a beautiful corner- and a few others. so much to do, so little time!
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A corner of the Triangle shop in Hackney

miércoles, 5 de marzo de 2014

dazed features visual diaries /girls

is beautiful how this exhibition grows with the help of all the talented photographers involved. thanks to sara gomes, madi ju, skye parrott, nuria rius, olga perevalova, manuela de laborde, helen korpak, agnes thor and harley weir for allowing with your magnificent work all this synergy to take shape. see you tonite at the opening in london :)  photo 56dcb05c-37a8-4e20-8de8-034617f5346c_zps1e633e29.png photo 6646a6c0-785a-4ebc-9ae9-09e9d21b6c67_zps7986910c.png

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