CECILIA DE VAL
Interview with the Spanish photographer

Interview with the Spanish photographer Cecilia De Val.

Cecilia de Val is a photographer based in Zaragoza, Spain.
Her beautiful work has been exhibited in prestigious galleries across Spain and Europe, and she won countless art prizes. She is represented by Camara Oscura in Madrid and Spectrum Sotos in Zaragoza.
In this interview the artist introduces herself. She explain us more about the working process behind the inspiring pictures.
Cecilia also tells us more about the fellow photographers who influenced her work as an artist.
On another hand, the photographer is the beloved wife of the talented Spanish artist Leto.
More about the Spanish photographer Cecilia de Val.

Cecilia De Val portrait

Cecilia De Val portrait

PLEASE INTRODUCE YOURSELF
My name is Cecilia de Val, I am a Spanish photographer who lives and work between Zaragoza and Madrid.

Artwork by the Spanish photographer

Artwork by the Spanish photographer

HOW WOULD YOU DESCRIBE YOUR WORK?
My photographies could be affiliate to the narrative photography movement, as my artwork challenges the individual’s relationship with its environment.

Photography by Cecilia De val

Photography by Cecilia De val

PLEASE SHARE WITH US YOUR WORKING PROCESS
Usually I work in series.
Those series come from an idea that I later developed and materialized through the pictures.

Photography by Cecilia De Val

Photography by Cecilia De Val

HOW DOES YOUR ENVIRONMENT INFLUENCE YOUR ART?
My work is based on my environment …

WHO ARE YOUR INFLUENCES?

  • Julia Margaret Cameron
  • JH Lartigue
  • Marcel Dzama
  • Helen Van Meen
  • Andreas Hofer
  • Georges Rousse
  • Lise Safarti
  • Joan Foncuberta
  • Gregory Crewdson
  • Neo Rauch
  • Robert Gober
Photo portrait of a girl sleeping with a tiger

Photo portrait of a girl sleeping with a tiger

ANY LAST WORD?
In November, come to my next show at gallery Camara Oscura in Madrid.

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