I first saw Alejandro's La Creciente at Yossi Milo gallery when I traveled to New York sometime in 2011. The images were stunning; it felt like I was looking at still shots from a movie set. I later found out that he also worked as a cinematographer, and
Five years ago a massive earthquake struck off the eastern coast of Japan. The tsunami it unleashed destroyed large swaths of the island nation, killing nearly 16,000 people, causing $200 billion in damages, and roiling the lives of those who survived. On
“I’ve always been attracted by the night, because it is the time when the most fascinating things can happen,” Alejandro said and that fascination is certainly evident in the cinematic feel of the final photos.