Joan Miquel Ramirez-Suassi | Madrid, Spain



Short Bio:

JM Ramirez-Suassi (1970) was born in Mallorca (Spain), and now lives and works in Madrid. His work occupies an ambiguous position somewhere between portraiture and social landscape, involving multiple visits to the same locations to observe the change year after year.

What is your work about?

I think I said it before.

How does photographing on film (or using your material photographic process of predilection) inform your artistic practice?

I’m not a very talkative person. For me photography claims the silence as an answer to the verbal harassment of my conscience. I ask myself questions the majority of people avoid. How can I keep on going? Am I what I want from me? I feel nauseated in the morning, what should I do to avoid it? Well, for me, the answers to these questions are found in photography, a mirror that doesn’t deform nor alter, it simply shows what there is: imperfection. And analog photography allows me not only imperfection, but also surprise.