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Eugeni Gay Marín, Desde la isla cuántica V

Eugeni Gay Marín Desde la isla cuántica V, 2014

View in a room Photography 15.7 x 23.6 inch 6 remaining copies


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Eugeni Gay Marín, Desde la isla cuántica V
  • Offered by the gallery

    Fifty Dots Gallery
    Barcelona - Spain

  • Authenticity

    Work sold with an invoice from the gallery
    and a certificate of authenticity

  • Signature

    Signed artwork

  • Medium

    Photography : pigment ink

  • Themes


  • Support

    Photography on Hahnemuehle fine art paper

  • Type

    Numbered and limited to 7 copies

  • Dimensions cm | inch

    15.7 x 23.6 inch

  • Framing

    Beige wood frame

  • Artwork dimensions including frame

    0 x 0 inch

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  • About the artwork

    La Isla del Sol on Lake Titicaca is located at 3800m altitude. Old sacred place, legends say Manco Capac and Mamma Occlio departed from there to found the city of Cusco and the Inca empire. Today is inhabited by three Aymara communities.

    Two and a half hours by boat from the nearest town has remained relatively isolated for a long time, until the entry, not many years ago, tourism and motorboats.

    The island keeps ancestral rites, sacrifices of llamas or night ceremonies at mountain tops. It is a magical place, eagles predict the fate of people, are able to predict death, flying women, light entering the lake, gold comes and goes, souls who attack by night, a sacred city sunk around and even someone believes the island is the ark of Noah and the Titicaca Lake is originated during the Global Flood.

    They live in harmony with the earth, grown, grazing animals and fish, the lake gives them life. Make offerings to Pachamama every time they drink, when they kill animals, in ceremonies with coca leaves.

    I went there for the first time in 2006 and since then I have returned 7 times, first attracted by the landscape and calm that there were, later I started to realize that the island was much more, a way of understanding the world around us completely different from the Western vision, other values, other priorities who have made this place so special.

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Eugeni Gay Marín

Born in: 1978 Spain
Translation in progress

Graduate in Biology and Anthropology studies for two years.

He has exhibited and projected his work individually or collectively in more than 20 cities on 4 continents. He has received several national and international recognitions among which stand out the SAIF revelation prize in Voies Off Festival in Arles or the Fnac New Talent.

It is part of the Dictionary of Spanish Photographers of La Fabrica with the Cuatro15 collective. It has been present since its beginnings in the Catalan Photography Portal of the Generalitat de Catalunya and in 2016 it was selected for the "A vista de campanar" and "Nuevos relatos fotográficos" exhibitions that take a look at contemporary Catalan and Spanish photography.

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Eugeni Gay Marín, Desde la isla cuántica V
Eugeni Gay Marín, Desde la isla cuántica V