This photo project is an intimate story about Alvaro, showing its positive values towards life, it uses an exchange of glances in order to be an autobiographical work.
Álvaro has Down Syndrome, however this situation has not stopped him nor his family to develop a full life without insecurities. Not having the same cognitive abilities as most of people, Álvaro has to include himself through specific programs of learning and a lot of effort.
At present, he is one of the 15 people in Spain within the Promentor program, Álvaro studies a university degree at the University of Madrid.
The idea of this work focuses on showing Alvaro’s everyday life, furthermore there will be an exchange of glances, the photographies will be about Álvaro as well as about myself, each one will provide a specific perspective of space-time that we will find each other.
The pictures are taken with SLR compact cameras, these belongs to both authors Ivan Martín de los Riscos and Álvaro de la Rosa.