Dancing in the sea

FMenorcan photographer Enric Adrián Gener portrays the silence of the depths.

I love the transparency and calm of the waters of the Mediterranean. Getting up at sunrise and sailing towards the horizon to jump into the water when you can’t even see clearly what’s on the bottom. The sea looks like a millpond, the sun’s rays penetrate it and are lost in the intense blue. And then I have the feeling I am in an infinite space.” Enric Adrián Gener (Ciutadella, Menorca, 1982) is an artist whose fingers are wrinkled from being wet. A free diver who extends his submerged experiences through photography, giving them another dimension. In every photo of his 27mm project he improvises observing the interaction of people and animals with the sea, as well as the sensations of the water when it is calm, the peace and the silence of – up to now – thirteen different seas and oceans: Mediterranean Sea, the Gulf of California, the South China Sea, the Sea of Java, the Dead Sea, the Red Sea, the North Sea, the Sargasso Sea, the Caribbean Sea, the Tasman Sea, the Gulf of Mexico and the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans.

Enric’s equipment is light: mask, tube and camera with no flash. With time and experience he has managed to [...]


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