Astor Salcedo began his career in the nineties as a fashion and portrait photographer, and travelled the world as a documentary filmmaker. In 2004 he worked as a Creative Director in the world of fashion on commercials for Hugo Boss, Gucci and Swarovski. In 2009 he won the highest award in German television, Deutscher Fernsehpreis for his documentary ‘Die Bombe’.
Astor’s variety and depth of experience living in various cultures has taught him many techniques. His interdisciplinary talent frees him to express himself in numerous multi-media ways. Salcedo’s insatiable curiosity for politics, society and the arts are the sources of his inspiration. As mentioned, Astor’s foremost topic is the vital interchange between mankind and nature, which he sees as an ever-present theme in modern life. Through his work, he also explores the human struggle to find happiness, which seems to be present in every culture, but is approached and defined in countless different ways.
DIMENSIONS: (unframed) 19.7 x 27.0 in./ 50.0 x 68.5 cm
MEDIUM: Oil on photograph