I don´t capture images, they do capture me.. – Angela Sairaf

Spanish Photographer Angela Sairaf shares with us her series The Secret Life of Tapuicacas, her mysterious figures who live all around the globe being photographed.

Angela Sairaf - 14 Tapuicacas

Angela Sairaf - 8 Tapuicacas

“Tapuicacas are closer than you think. Actually, they are everywhere, especially in artistic environments. Their life is top-secret and they never reveal their true identity. I am lucky enough that some of them agreed to be photographed by me, which is truly an honour. In this series, I have portrayed the Tapuicacas in different situations all over the world.” – Angela Sairaf

Angela Sairaf is a Spanish photographer, PhD in Techniques and Processes in Imaging (Complutense University of Madrid) and Master of Contemporary Photography (EFTI). Angela Received three training scholarships at the International University Menéndez Pelayo where she studied Visual Poetry, Creative Processes of a Reporter and The Nature of Photography. She Worked for over 15 years as a writer and photographer for important Brazilian magazines. In the 90’s, she worked for a renowned modeling agency in Tokyo.

Angela Sairaf - 2 Tapuicacas

Angela Sairaf - 9 Tapuicacas

Angela Sairaf - 6 Tapuicacas

Sairaf receives awards and participates in solo and group exhibitions in different countries. She frequently presents at conferences in prestigious schools of art and photography as EASDA, TAI, EFTI, APERTURA and MACA – Contemporary Art Museum of Alicante, Spain. Her work is part of the collection of MACRS – Contemporary Art Museum of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.

To see more of Angela Sairaf’s amazing work, visit her website, and follow her on Instagram!

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