Pablo López Luz

‘Frontera’ & ‘Terrazo’


In 2006, when Google Earth and the democratization of mapping and aerial views were on the rise, Pablo López Luz started exploring photography from aircrafts as the best means to understanding the landscape – urban or natural – as well as the physical, political, economic, and social frameworks that define it. Through projects like ‘Terrazo’ and ‘Frontera,’ influenced by Mexican landscape painting, López Luz analyzes two of the key problems that, as a society, we will have to tackle in the near future: the growth of megalopolises and the environmental and socioeconomic consequences this involves; and the issue of international borders and migratory crises...[+]

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