NEW ALCHEMY. THE BOOK OF DESIRES
We are nothing without light. We want to own it. We want to snatch it, eat it, swallow it.
We want to have our own light, but we can not.
Light is only in the stars and when the light is off we are nothing again.
In the desperate search of our own light, the eternity and the end of everything, but mostly the end, are the trigger of the New Alchemy, The Book of Desires.
Irene De La Selva is a Berlin-based independent photographer and visual artist from Madrid, Spain.
Her work moves from the natural division between man and nature to the hysterical night-life chronicles we live in nowadays.
Graduated in History of Art for the UNED and fashion and commercial photography for the Instituto Europeo de Diseño, de la Selva tried to mix the artistic and conceptual knowledge aboutRead more