Montserrat Soto

Galería Luis Adelantado | Valencia

Throughout her career, Montserrat Soto has tried to achieve a synthesis between photographic images and real spaces. For example, last year at the Sala Montcada, in her hometown of Barcelona, Soto installed a work that consisted of a semi-closed polygonal structure formed of photographic panels depicting claustrophobic images of hospital corridors. Resembling a labyrinth, this piece addressed themes that have appeared throughout her work: interior spaces and physical boundaries. In this suggestive installation, Soto also skillfully brought her expressive imagery into harmony with the photographic support.

Although Soto can perhaps be considered a photographer, she doesn’t view photography as a documentary tool, but rather as a means to represent a complex vision of the world, and to suggest metaphors for sensations and desires. She foregrounds spatial concerns, but also uses photography in

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