Author Archives: Gonzalo Bénard
Small Town Inertia is a long form social documentary and environmental portraiture series that I have been working upon for the last 3 years.
The empty space is more important than the photographed/represented object. Like the stage of a dance show.
I have never had any training in traditional photography – I just know what I need to do to the camera to make my images appear.
Gonzalo Bénard recreates nature in Oneness being himself animal-human-nature, in rituals and rites. In a hybrid life. In black and white.
Son of the cinema and of the music, disciple of Cartier-Bresson, photographer Gérard Castello-Lopes brings himself out of the water to earth, through air, ending on fire. Scaring the crows while playing jazz.
Gonzalo Bénard description of B Shoot by a Stranger: portraits of lonely people he never met before, taken on Internet using a computer webcam.