“The spirits of the valley”, a series of 6 photos, made in Italy in the vicinity of Lake Como, July 2017.
On the occasion of the vernissage of the exhibition ‘El Duende‘, July 2017 in Bellano near Lake Como – Italy, I have made two series of photos in the mountains and valleys in the vicinity of Bellano. When making those series, I was inspired by the theme of the exhibition: looking for the spirit of mountains and valleys.
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The sun disappears behind the mountain peaks,
cold winds torment the valley
and awake the dreams of this night
With slow and tired gestures, the day depicts her last painting
The night takes over the paintbrush while preparing her own colors
The night covers the valleys with a sea of clouds,
The silent waves of rock keep watch
Until the sun rises
I wandered through a valley of silence
that nobody ever touched before
In the dark of the evening
her spirit awoke
and filled my dreams
The rains disappear over the mountains,
the last sun rays caress the clouds once more
before darkness falls
Rain clouds flood the valley,
The mountains breathe quietly
As the night covers their sides.
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