Ana Núñez Rodríguez: Flor de Roca (Simulacro Ediciones, 2021)

Ana Núñez Rodríguez - Flor de Roca - Bildersturm Blog

Ana Núñez Rodríguez is a photographer based between Europe and Latin America. Her work is influenced by how reality European and Latin American converge in her life, questioning herself about identity and politics and their complexities marked by collective memory and cultural heritage.

She has studies in Documentary Photography and Contemporary Creation at IDEP Barcelona and Postgraduate in Photography from the National University of Colombia. She recently graduated with honors from the Master Photography and Society from the Royal Academy of Arts, The Hague (KABK), The Netherlands.

Artist: www.ananunezrodriguez.com

Publisher: Simulacro Ediciones

Ana Núñez Rodríguez - Flor de Roca - Bildersturm Blog
Ana Núñez Rodríguez - Flor de Roca - Bildersturm Blog

The emerald has been present throughout the history of Colombia dragging with it sorrows and joys from pre-Hispanic times until today. Its mountains, dwellings of the gods according to the beliefs of the Muzo indigenous, shelter the emerald inside and they act as a vehicle towards a unique experience. According to popular legends that instant of encounter with the stone is surrounded by an enigma.

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Flor de Roca proposes an exercise in the search for (the life around) emeralds, tracing a journey through the mystery that surrounds the stone, focusing on the guaquería as a mining practice on the way to extinction. The passing of the pages symbolizes the earth movement carried out by the guaqueros in search of emeralds. It is a book that allows the readers to trace that piece of land through the use of intonso, and find the images that would lead them on a journey.

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Ana Núñez Rodríguez - Flor de Roca - Bildersturm Blog
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Ana Núñez Rodríguez - Flor de Roca - Bildersturm Blog
Ana Núñez Rodríguez - Flor de Roca - Bildersturm Blog
Ana Núñez Rodríguez - Flor de Roca - Bildersturm Blog

Book Specs: Photographer: Ana Núñez Rodríguez // Designer: Laura Oliveros // Editor: Walter Costa // Format: 22 x 16,5 cm Hard Cover // Intonso book of 75 intonso pages, 140 open pages // Intonso pages 100% black // Open pages with images that are discovered by breaking the black pages.