"Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction"
The presidential election of 1864 brought Lincoln back to the White House along with Republican majorities in both legislative bodies. On January 31, 1865, the amendment passed in the U.S. House of Representatives by a vote of 119 to 56, seven votes above the necessary two-thirds majority. Several Democrats abstained, but the 13th Amendment was sent to the states for ratification, which came on December 6, 1865. With the passage of the amendment, the "peculiar institution" that had indelibly shaped American history was...
Born and living in Barcelona where I received a degree in Industrial Egineering.
My passion for photography comes from my childhood when analogical cameras and chemical processing laboratories were the usual equipment. Later, as the powerful possibilities digital photography came, I've been encouraged to add drawing techniques to my work.
I use photography as a means to document the world around me. I make pictures that call attention to things that other people overlook. This exploration of the overlooked helps me engage more deeply with where I am in space and time. My goal is to make photographs that draw viewers into the now. A focus on details keeps us in the present, it stops us from fretting on the future or regretting the...
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