As many other children, I have grown with the ideal of omnipotence, beauty, physical and supernatural powers.
This project explores how we stand faced to the real world, as individuals, with the baggage we bring, which has been inculcated to us through cartoons, comics and fictional characters throughout our childhood.
Explore how strongly those values and beliefs have been incorporated into the collective memory to the point that, to see these photographs, causes me opposed feelings.
Thanks to Virginia, Nestor, Cornelia, Maria Punta Raffo, Alessandra Archimio, Pilar Georgeff, Agustina & Lorenzo Kees.
The Story behind Superman:
That wednesday, when I opened the door, there was a tall man impeccably dressed, in a grey suit. His name is Nestor, a 75 years old man, widower since 2 years ago after having been married for 41 years. Losing the partner of his life made him to realize that he must do something to continue, and that was how he discovered the passion about acting, singing and dancing.
He is a very polite man, and his energy is admirable. At the age of 75, he does exercise every day and enjoys working, more for fun than for money.
He is such an interesting person!
The Story behind Snow White:
On september 18th, the day of the shooting, Cornelia was celebrating her 94th birthday. She traveled 500 km to celebrate that day here in Buenos Aires, with almost 50 relatives.
She arrived to the shooting with Pilar, her granddaughter. And I couldn't believe that woman was that age! She is adorable, with a contagious energy.
Mother of 12 children, having lost 6 of them, she grew up in the countryside and has had a strong life. However, she keeps such a great attitude & sense of humour.
She is that kind of people who makes you to realize how beautiful life is.
The Story behind Wonder Woman:
I met Virginia more than 7 years ago, when she started taking care of Lorenzo, my 8 years old godson. Now she is like his grandmother.
Mother of two sons and married for almost 40 years, she came to Buenos Aires at her 15 years old. Since that moment she never stopped work.
I knew she would have been happy to do this photographs, she is so smily and funny person; she is always ready to help and really knows how to enjoy life. I think I never saw her with bad humour in all these years...That is why I choose her to be Wonder Woman.
Not about Death
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Not about Death

As many other children, I have grown with the ideal of omnipotence, beauty, physical and supernatural powers. This project explores how we stand Read More
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