In the photography work, entitled
"LIVING IN SESTAO. The end of an industrial culture"
I show the last stage in the process of change in the
town of Sestao, the end of a period which shaped an
all industrial town and its inhabitants.
I've showed such process from the experience
of being one of the characters in the story I'm bringing
here. My life has occurred in La Iberia Street, in the
shade of the blast furnace and in the daily round of
the workers. My look cannot deviate from the most important
elements of the change: the hostile urbanism of a city
designed to "store" workers; and the inhabitants
themselves, adapted to this environment to mantain a
very humane coexistence.
This work was showed in october of 2006.
The exhibition is composed of 53 photographs in blank
and white, on silver gelatine, printed by Carlos Cánovas.
They come in two sizes:
• 47 photographs in 46'5 by 31'5 centimetre size,
in 54 by 41 centimetres aluminium frames.
• 6 photographs in 79'5 by 53 cm size, in 100
by 75 aluminium frames.
To coincide with the exibition, a booklet containing
100 photos with texts in Basque, Spanish and English
It has been shown up to now at:
- Enkarterrietako Museum (Sopuerta).