Photography of the mind

Selected exhibition in the Festival OFF . PHOTOESPAÑA 2013.

Armando Salas Portugal

From 1967 to 1971, he works in an experiment related to mental or mind energy, in which he put in practice all his knowledge in chemistry and photography, with the power of meditation and the power of feelings, using them as inspirational source, achieving a way of producing abstract pictures in black and white, which he called “Photography of Thought or Numinal”. The author kept this works in secret. This Thought Photos were made without any camera, only the film exposed to the human feelings or energy, like the feeling when somebody reacts to classical music.

There is a photo-book from 1968, made by mexican publisher Orion of this works.

Press: El Cultural