Lars Svanström in San Miguel at the Galería-Estudio Rolando García
By Lars Svanström and Judith Soberanes
The Swedish photographer Lars Svanström lived and travelled extensively in central Mexico in the 1970s and 1980s, photographing landscapes and people. He has been living in San Miguel de Allende since 2003 during winters.
Exhibit by Lars Svanström
Fri, Oct 26, 6-8pm
Galería-Estudio Rolando García
Fábrica la Aurora
And during Fábrica La Aurora Day of the Dead celebration
Sat, Nov 3, 6-9pm
In cooperation with the Museum of Ethnography in Stockholm, Sweden, Lars Svanström has also written a book about the Day of the Dead in Mexico and has given two speeches on the subject in the PEN lectures series in San Miguel.
Recent exhibitions of his photographic work are the Involuntary paintings show at Photo Bistro in Mexico City 2010 and Mexican Images at the Museum of Ethnography in Stockholm 2011-2012.
The photos in the show at Galería-Estudio Rolando García are mainly a selection from the latter with the purpose of showing glimpses of the strong and multifaceted Mexican environments, people and cultures. They are from 1969 – 2011 and come from the states of Chiapas, Guanajuato, Hidalgo, México, Michoacán, Oaxaca, Puebla, Querétaro and San Luis Potosí.