Jorge Fuembuena is a fellow artist of La Casa de Velázquez (Acadèmie de France à Madrid). He has presented his work in exhibitions at festivals such as Imago Lisboa, Photoespaña, Photo Zurich, Grand Prix Lodz Fotofestiwal, Athens Photo Festival, Kaunas Photo, Paraty Em Foco Brazil, International Festival of Photography Pingyao, and many others.
The series Wood Stories explores one of the new experimental social practises in the world, which consists of alternative lifestyles in self-sufficient communities that belong to the rewilding movement. These communities aim to renaturalize abandoned or depopulated rural areas in hopes of recovering nature and wildlife, regenerating innovative and sustainable economic activities and actively opposing the destruction of nature for the construction of large infrastructures.
“My line of research explores the extension of dwellings and the concept of domestic space. Photography allows us to explore and engage with nature, in addition to enabling us to document the human ambition of supremacy, possession and the act of domination through the technologic construction of nature. This is a body of work that testifies and questions the urban expansion plans within this area” – he said.
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