Cinematic narrative; Portraits by Francisco Diaz

Each portrait in this photographic series—“Portraits”— is a cinematic narrative photomontage, a fictional representation meant to seem like snapshots of "reality."

Each portrait in this photographic series—“Portraits”— is a cinematic narrative photomontage, a fictional representation meant to seem like snapshots of “reality.”

The people presented are real but the photographs are not. These scenes never took place. These portraits are conceptualizations—I am not trying to document the quirky look of an individual but their state of being as I perceive it at a moment of action in their lives. [Official Website]

These photos are a kind of “marvelous reality” or as Alejo Carpentier (the magical realist writer) mentioned, “the seizing of the mystery that breathes behind all things.”

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Francisco Diaz

Portrait of Erica

Francisco Diaz

Portrait of David

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Francisco Diaz

Portrait of Amy

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Francisco Diaz

Portrait of Lucy

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