Art Madrid'24 – Francisco Pereira Coutinho – Nova-York I (2022)
Francisco Pereira Coutinho is a distinguished photographer and film director from Portugal. Having undergone training in Los Angeles, he has honed his passion for celluloid film, specializing in the intricate technique of "multiple exposure" — a process wherein the same piece of film is exposed to light more than once. And aside from the technical aspect, the concept of juxtaposition extends also to the subjects captured in his photographs of urban landscapes - where straight lines clash against curves, clouds challenge foundations, and organic materials contrast against urbanism. The outcome is a mesmerizing kaleidoscope of overlapping substances and textures, gracefully swaying within a delicate equilibrium of rigor and imperfection.