O. O. O.

O. O. O.
(Obscur. Obsolet. Oblidat.)

2008-2011

During a certain period in my life, I felt the urge to visit and document all kinds of disused, shut down and derelict buildings in my homeland of Catalonia (and a few in other parts of Spain). I used to do that in quick one day trips, either alone or in the company of fellow explorers. I would get into all kinds of places: houses, factories, restaurants… And although those explorations usually involved trespassing and dealing with severely damaged structures, my quest was neither driven by the lure of transgression nor the thirst for adrenaline. It was rather an unconscious attempt to keep adulthood at bay in order to preserve the childish ability to look at the world as a place full of wonder. Looking back, I think it worked out pretty well for me.

Sant Cebrià de Vallalta, 2008
Undefined location, 2010
Undefined location, 2010
Sant Cugat del Vallès, 2010
Undefined location, 2009
Manresa, 2010
Monistrol de Montserrat, 2010
Mollet del Vallès, 2010
Mataró, 2010
Undefined location, 2010
Manresa, 2010
Undefined location, 2009
Manresa, 2010
Manresa, 2010
Undefined location, 2009
Mataró, 2010
Mataró, 2010
Undefined location, 2010
Sant Andreu de Llavaneres, 2009
Sant Vicenç de Castellet, 2010
Peñalba, 2008
Undefined location, 2009
Teià, 2010
Palafolls, 2009
Manresa, 2010
Pineda de Mar, 2009
Mataró, 2010
Manresa, 2010
Manresa, 2010
Sant Andreu de Llavaneres, 2009
Undefined location, 2009
Mollet del Vallès, 2010
Undefined location, 2009
Pineda de Mar, 2009
Undefined location, 2009

O. O. O. was published as a photobook by Camera Infinita Books in 2017. You can preview the book in full and, if you wish, puchase it here.