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Carlos Tarrats’ Dark Fauna

Interviewed by Paul Schranz
written by: Carlos Tarrats, Paul Schranz

Looking at the work of Carlos Tarrats gives the first impression of looking at a heavily manipulated digital image. It is anything but. Tarrats is an amazing conceptualist who follows a definitive premeditated approach to his work. He quotes George Bernard Shaw, “Some people see things as they are and ask why? Others dream things that never were and ask why not?” In his still life photographs of plant life, Tarrats constructs within each scene the elements of life, death, hope and conflict. He explains that his realization of the subjectivity of seeing guides him to create images in a Read more »