ANNA: Photography by Gustavo Castilla Closes

  • Historic Santa Fe Foundation 545 Canyon Road, Suite 2 Santa Fe, NM, 87501 United States

Exhibition continues through November 28th, 2016.

A collaboration between Artist-in-Residence Anna Yarrow and photographer Gustavo Castilla, documenting body, presence, time, and emergence as she turns 37.

A single mother, Anna Yarrow provides care for eleven children to fund her artist residency at El Zaguán on Canyon Road. Photographer, published poet and essayist, dancer, musician – Anna experiences all of life as Art. “Am I creating Art, or is Art creating me?”

This show is an act of emergence. A willingness to see and be seen. Body. Presence. Power. Collaboration with a respectful "male gaze." Anna – age 37 – here I am.

Gustavo Castilla is an art photographer based in Santa Fe. He makes tintypes using the same wet-plate process invented by Frederic Archer in the 1850s, a process used to document the Civil War.

In August 2016, photographer Anna Yarrow offered to face the camera – and a lively collaboration was born. A confluence of dreams, symbol, elements of nature and the human form – Gustavo creates images of Anna as she sees herself.

Contacts: Anna Yarrow, 505 389-9396, annayarrow@hotmail.com, Gustavo Castilla, 505 469-8341, gustavocastilla0@gmail.com or Jacqueline Hill, Historic Santa Fe Foundation, jacqueline@historicsantafe.org, 505.983.2567.