Catharsis, 2010 by Domenica de la Torre

Hey, Hot Shot! First Edition 2012 Contender Domenica de la Torre

Hot on the heels of the closing of HHS! First Edition 2012, we found ourselves in the grand portfolio review room at the FotoFest Meeting Place, where our exposure to the latest photographic works continued (we also ran into quite a few HHS! photographers). A big trend we’ve been seeing: projects that focus on memories and traces of a diseased person. From immediate family members to distant relatives to complete strangers, photographers around the world have explored what it means to live without someone through and through. Contender Domenica de la Torre's appropriately named series, Closure, deals with the same circumstances but with a twist: De la Torre’s brother disappeared. Read more…