by Adel Souto
Artist’s Note: This photo series stems from the many walks taken to capture the natural elements of New York City, and returning to find I’ve caught more than just photographs of the exterior world, but a glimpse inside a few people I hadn’t even come across. They are the result of paying attention, to both, the physical, and metaphorical, writing on the wall.[Editor’s Note: Matter Press will be publishing seven (7) images from Adel Souto’s Text Photography series, one a week, for 7 weeks. 6 of 7]
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Adel Souto is a Cuban-born artist, writer, and musician, currently living in Brooklyn, NYC. He has written for his own fanzines starting in the early 90s, and has contributed pieces to numerous magazines, fanzines, and websites since. He has released several books, including a “best of”, and a chapbook on the subject of a 30-day vow of silence, while also having translated the works of Spanish poets. Both his art, and photography, has shown in galleries throughout the U.S., as well as in Europe, and South America. His music videos have been screened at NYC’s Anthology Film Archives, and he has lectured on the subject of occult influences in photography at NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture. As side projects, he produces the public access tv show, Brooklyn’s Alright, and is heavily involved with his musical outfit, 156.
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