She feels pressured to look a certain way: to have a certain body, posture, skin tone, hair style, facial features, even attitude. But the mirror constantly confronts her with a distorted version of herself that fails to meet up with this ideal bar of beauty. She is aware this is a wrong path of thought; she is also aware it should not affect her too much; in fact, it should not affect her at all. But it does. 

Would it be possible to create something beautiful by amplifying this self-distortion even further? 


Persona is a project done in collaboration with Fundacío Vila Casas and was exhibited in Can Framis, Barcelona in 2019. 

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