Miguel Proença • Way home · search for units in landscape photography · mp

Way home

…. has as its working hypothesis to establish a measuring system, a visual unit in landscape matters, a concept related to environmental landscape. The work takes place and continues during a time of a search,  of origins, of what is…
terra cinza · mp

Terra Cinza

Terra Cinza (Ashen Land)  resulted from visits to the Caldeirão hill range in southern Portugal during devastating fires (2012). The results of these fires served as the motivation and the urgency of the work . The ancestral relationships and livelihoods…
arcades · mp

Arcades

In  Arcades (Passagens, original, pt) the temporal references are eliminated and the architecture is brought closer to its essence. A path trod with the use of de-focus within the b&w tradition. This synthesis movement is the approach used for the Chiado zone,…

Photon corrosion

Photon corrosion is work that takes the photographic self portrait towards a recognition frontier. In Photon corrosion  the subject – the photographer – is rendered simplified, synthesised,  to a point nearing un-recognisability, or perhaps nearing a simplification that can only be…
Figo - New generation

Figo new generation

Documentary work, Figo new generation is concerned with the changing scapes of labour in the south of Portugal, currently within the realm of small scale fruit (in this case fresh fig, ficus carica) farming. It is an open work, in the…
Sunday Afternoon · Miguel Proença · mp

Sunday afternoon

eyeyeye collective · on a Sunday Sunday Afternoon is also the project name for this collective exhibition. This is in fact the first exhibition, the premiere, of the eyeyeye collective. It was co founded in 2006 by six photographers and artists that…
form formless · mp

FORM, FORMLESS

In Form, formless, a work constructed in parallel with that of Bruno Lopes for an exhibition  (Forma, informe) at Arte Contempo, in Lisbon. The different and autonomous approaches – form and formless – were presented in the same time and space. If…

Alqueva – changing scape

Alqueva – changing scape  (translation from the Portuguese tittle Alqueva – paisagem que muda, povo que espera) is long term documental project .This work accompanied the last years before the conclusion of the Alqueva Dam structure and its effects on…
Sinegaglia Fair · mp

Sinigaglia Fair

The Fiera di Sinigaglia (Sinigaglia Fair) in Milan was the base for this work. This milanese flea market takes place every Saturday, and served as a vital exchange location during difficult times as was the case after the II World War. Today…