‘Un grado de separación’ is a personal project created exclusively for the Barcelonés from 2013 to 2015. It was shown in an individual exhibition at Casa Camper in Barcelona in 2017.
“Un grado de separación” (One degree of Separation) means to talk about people I crossed paths with, people I intentionally crossed paths with, and those with whom I’ll meet in Barcelona through this sort of exquisite game. In this city, it happens that this certain theory or hypothesis about the “six degrees of separation” between people is cracked, battered and taken almost to the unity’s minimum expression in the best case scenario.”
“The fact turns out to be quite comical, absurd and surprising, all at the same time. But far from seeing this as something negative, I want to celebrate it and study it through that certainty that we call photographic image, that tells us with such an overwhelming subtlety that “that” it’s already been, and that forces us to establish such an immediate presence with the world. One degree of separation as an ode to a metaphorical geography through the real coordinates of encounters and missed encounters, the distances, the random, the non-existence of coincidences, the connections and disconnections but, no doubt and ultimately, an ode to people in a specific space-time moment.”
Jordi Casals, Gabriel Bravo, Sara Fontán, Clara Tena, Jota, Lolo, Izaro Bo, Alberto Polo, Sonia de Abril, Dani Vega, Raquel Quevedo, Javier Pérez-Andújar, Silvia Micolau, Alberto Alcoz and Elena Martín.