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Viewfinder | The Stage Is Set

Leonardo Mendez on using photography to find stories with a life of their own.


“My father used to tell my brother and I bedtime stories. Though often lighthearted and warm, we also endured our share of mythology and Tolstoy. What does a child know of Tolstoy! Nonetheless, he was an actor, and he told them so well, that I lived them very vividly in my mind. I photograph, therefore, because I am in a constant search for more stories to live — either through the curvature of the lens, or the lips of an actor.”
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Howling in Black and White

Leonardo Mendez presents a series of black and white images of the weekend’s Howl! Festival.

Created with Admarket’s flickrSLiDR.

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