Jesús Chacón

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Marbella, 1985 

Jesús Chacón has been working with photography for over 15 years and is a referent in this field for his artistic projects, the treatment of light in his images and the  stagings he organize to give life to a very peculiar way of telling stories.

His secret is very simple: enjoy, create, surround j¡himself of a great team of professionals and being in a constant search to keep current as the times change.

To Chacón an image, a photography isn´t just that; for him is the result of all the production behind it. The photography is the group of people working at unison, is an idea come true, is knowledge taken to practice and a moment that stays frozen under the sight of his author.

Invisible Instants

It was one of those days when the artist decides to goy for a stroll with his camera looking for something to wake him up. He spent all morning looking what surrounded him shooting some images without founding motivation. Before coming home he stopped in a sort of balcony, in it he could see every thing that surrounded him. At the begging he noticed the landscape, later his gaze focused on the people passing through the streets, ¿Who are they?, ¿whats inside of them? Where some of the questions he asked him self before his attention went inside each of those worlds letting the background disappear. 

All of a sudden those little dots became intense in space, He imagined his stories, gave life to each shadowed was caught in the instant when they cruised each other without awareness.

Chacón observed how we communicate trough technology and how we handle silence with those by our side. He took several photos and took them home to see how thy worked out. And found very interesting the dialogue create between this isolated worlds in space. Then at a second lecture he found in the shadows a companion that observes and watches over our actions.

Photographer. Self-taught, he began his career at the end of the nineties. Before focusing his work on artistic photography, he has been visited by almost all areas of the photographic world (fashion, advertising, architecture, interior design, portraits, landscapes ...). 

He has worked for international firms such as Red Bull, Dior or Hermès. His photographs have been published in different media and magazines such as El País, El Mundo, Absoluto or Mondo Sonoro. He has exhibited in numerous galleries and his work has deserved different awards, among others, the bronze LAUS in 2013 and the First Prize of the International Tour Film Festival of Rome 2015.