The Roots Of Identity Explored By Miguel Vallinas

Depicting a series of fashionable flower heads, Spanish photographer Miguel Vallinas’ ‘Roots’ project explores the development of personal identity.

Following on from his ‘Skins’ and ‘Second Skins’ series, ‘Roots’ reflects on the construction of the self, providing a visually striking meditation on the unseen influences that ground us and allow us to flourish as individuals. Speaking of his intention behind the project, Vallinas says, “Roots searches once more in human nature for ‘what we believe we are, what others think we are, what we really are and what we would like to be’, demonstrating that there is a reason for these beings to sprout from the root.”

"'Roots' searches once more in human nature for what we believe we are, what others think we are, what we really are and what we would like to be"
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All images © Miguel Vallinas

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