Limbo

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Historically, limbo was the place where souls awaiting trial were condemned. In recent years, I took photos of people alone despite being together among smoke machines, sweat and DJ booths, working as a photographer in electronic music raves. The night in Latin America has always been a hostile territory for women, lesbians, trans and non-binaries. For me, inhabiting that space is a whole political position.

In the pandemic, from home, I decided to represent situations created through performance to represent where all of us wanted to be: at a party, surrounded by those we loved. The project is a mixture of these photographs with others from the archive, creating a new imaginary of fiction.

In my research, pre and post lockdown, I discovered that the sensory effects of those nights had more questions to ask us: A question was added to the stimulating and sensory effects: is LSD what it is, or is it 2C-B, amphetamine? The war on drugs has become one of the greatest dangers of our times, due to the lack of testing in Latin América of what we are consuming.

Limbo is, then, a fictional photographic project about the search for identity through the body.


Históricamente, el limbo era el lugar donde se condenaban las almas en espera de juicio. En los últimos años, tomé fotos de personas solas a pesar de estar juntas entre máquinas de humo, sudor y cabinas de DJ, trabajando como fotógrafo en raves de música electrónica.

En la pandemia, decidí representar situaciones creadas a través de la performance para representar las imágenes en las que todos queríamos estar: en una fiesta, rodeados de nuestros seres queridos.

En mi investigación, pre y post encierro, descubrí que los efectos sensoriales de esas noches tenían más preguntas para hacernos: ¿es LSD lo que es, o es 2C-B, anfetamina? La guerra contra las drogas se ha convertido en uno de los mayores peligros de nuestra generación, debido a la falta de testeo de lo que estamos consumiendo.

Limbo es un proyecto fotográfico de ficción sobre la búsqueda de la identidad a través del cuerpo.

2020/2021