Photos by Seigar
Biography: Seigar is an English philologist, a high school teacher, and a curious photographer. He is a fetishist for reflections, saturated colors, details and religious icons. He feels passion for pop culture that shows in his series. He considers himself a travel and street photographer. His aim as an artist is to tell tales with his camera, to capture moments but trying to give them a new frame and perspective. Travelling is his inspiration. However, he tries to show more than mere postcards from his visits, creating a continuous conceptual line story from his trips. The details and subject matters come to his camera once and once again, almost becoming an obsession. His three most ambitious projects so far are his “Plastic People”, a study on anthropology and sociology that focuses on the humanization of the mannequins he finds in the shop windows all over the world, “Response to Ceal Floyer for the Summer Exhibition” a conceptual work that understands art as a form of communication, and his “Tales of a city”, an ongoing urban photo-narrative project taken in London. He usually covers public events with his camera showing his interest for social documentation. He has participated in several exhibitions, and his works have also been featured in international publications. He writes for The Cultural Magazine (Spain) about photography and for Memoir Mixtapes (Los Angeles) about music. He has collaborated with VICE Spain, WAG1 Magazine (text and photography for both) and his works have also been featured in his Vogue Italy portfolio. Webpage: seigar.wordpress.com
These are the links to my social networks: facebook.com/jseigar instagram.com/jseigar Portfolio: flickr.com/photos/theblueheartbeat/albums/72157628165835815
Links to recent interviews: issuu.com/sammelwerk/docs/sammelwerk_no1_newbeginnings/66issuu.com/robynwerkhoven/docs/slp_arts_zine_march_2018/82 felanzine.wordpress.com/2017/06/01/interview-seigar semizine.co.uk/semi-zine-interviews/semi-zine-seigar-photography-interview
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