"He shot these twenty-four rolls of film without knowing that they would end up here, like this. The realization, Juan says, came with time. But if for him the taking of these shots was itself their whole meaning, how were they to be imbued with meaning later? [...] To allow to be seen is almost always less allowing than showing. Juan reverses that logic and chooses to give without seeing. And that is where everything opaque and inaccessible about Tuétano is to the same extent sincere and generous. Because if it conceals what is usually shown, it also gives what is normally held back, what goes from the intimacy to the negative [...]"

Excerpts from the text Giving without seeing by Joana Hurtado Matheu
Published by Ca l'Isidret Edicions

1 photographic roll
36 undeveloped exposures
Includes the publication of the text Giving without seeing
by Joana Hurtado Matheu
Edition of 24 copies
Each copy contains one undeveloped photographic roll

Sensitive material exposed from 2012 to 2016

 
 
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