These skateboarding shots were taken outside of the Museum of
Contemporary Art in Barcelona. This is a popular venue for skaters to
gather, which in my opinion brings energy and life to this plaza and to
the pedestrians which bisect this area of the city.
is renowned for its skateboarding, with endless opportunities to
practice, perform and socialise. The people which are drawn to this
sport bring fresh, independent and interesting dynamics in terms of
ability, fashion and outlooks. They invest in a board and make use of
the environment which surrounds them, whether it be a prestige skate
park, a derelict factory, or a half-built wall. They use the city for
its inherent purpose - to be lived in. Skateboarding is an important
part of city life and teaches many lessons which all of us can learn
I hope you enjoy their freedom of expression.