Fran Simó

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S’Arenal Summertime 2016

2016-2017
Magazine, 36 pages, 22×28 cm (Letter format)

Traces (personal drifts)

Traces is a series of unplanned walks through urban landscape based on Guy Debord’s Dérive (“Drifts”). The purpose of the walk is to take pictures, nothing else. It´s always circular: it starts and ends at the same point. It happens within one day. I let my subconscious choose direction. I shoot whenever I see anything…

Ubiquography a real-time world-wide mobile photography exhibition

Ubiquography is an exhibition that aims to make people think about the traits that define mobile photography: ubiquity and immediacy. http://ubiquography.com/ Participants capture, edit and publish their pictures using their phones and they are instantly displayed in the exhibition (inreal-time) emphasizing the immediacy aspect. The exhibition will be simultaneously held in different cities around the…

Fotografies: Street Photography

On February 24 at 21:45, Fotografies program on ‘channel 33’ showed a special on street photography for which I had the luck of getting interviewed. My adventure companions were incredible: Eugeni Forcano, Paco Elvira and Rafa Perez. The 25 minute program can be seen here: http://www.ccma.cat/tv3/alacarta/fotografies/street-photography/video/3966610/ Some of my photographs can be viewed on Catalunya Television’s website in this online…

San Sebastián, Barceloneta

El verano pasado viajamos a New York. Pensé “¡Verano! ¡New York! ¡Coney Island!”. Llevaba en la cabeza grabada una foto de Bruce Gilden. Pero no pudo ser, no hubo ni un día sin diluvio… y volvimos a casa, a la rutina. Dentro de las repetitivas actividades poco glamourosas, a diferencia de los viajes pasados por…

Es lloga (For Rent)

2009-2010 Quote: “Unemployment keeps rising in Spain, punishing with the most cruelty small and medium-seize businesses. It is estimated that every day 500 independent contractors lose their jobs and every week about 4000 businesses are forced to close. The small and medium-size Catalan companies will demonstrate again tomorrow before the Congress…” (11-17-2009 “La Vanguardia” Newspaper.…

Exhibition “De la red a la pared” (From web to wall)

In recent years, the phenomenon of photoblogs, an extension of the blog culture where photography is the center of attention, has been acquiring adepts on the internet. Around this phenomenon, online communities in various cities around the world, Barcelona among them, have sprung up as a meeting place for the photobloggers. Barcelona Photobloggers come out of…