Roger Grasas

Transformed Landscapes


Roger Grasas (Barcelona, 1970) has won the Descubrimientos PHotoESPAÑA 2018 Prize with ‘Ha Aretz’ (‘the Promised Land’). The series, completed over seven years in the byblical landscapes of Israel, Palestine, Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan, Syria, and Turkey, reflects how historical legacy and contemporary conditions – globalization, techno-capitalism, tourism, or war – are superimposed. In another of his series, ‘Min Turab,’ taken in the Persian Gulf countries, the photographer documents – and invites us to think about – the mutations of landscape, society, and culture in places where ancestral traditions and postmodern spaces coexist... [+]

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