“TOKYO”, by César Ordóñez

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César Ordóñez. (Barcelona, 1964). His work is focused on the human condition, the beauty of existence and its fragility. Exploring how our thoughts and attitudes influence our environment, and vice versa. With a vital and intimate style, his works move between the reality and the metaphor, between lived moments and dreamed ones.

Since the early 90s he combined the growth of his artistic career, with the work as a fashion and advertising photographer, and his labour in the board of Spain's Professional Photographers Association (1999-2007). From 2007 (when he created "Ashimoto" series) until today, he focus his activity on projects that he mainly develops in Tokyo, his city-lab, which highlights the participation (since 2012) in Tokyo-Ga, a large international project featuring this metropolis.

He has exhibited in more than 15 countries, among them: Spain, Mexico, France, Italy, Japan, China and Russia. In art centers like UCCA (Beijing, 2009), Manege (St. Petersburg, 2011), Songwon Art Center (Seoul, 2013), Sala Canal Isabel II (Madrid, 2017) y CCEMx (Mexico City, 2019). He has held more than 15 solo exhibitions and more than 60 group ones. His works are part of the collections of Fundació Foto Colectania (Barcelona, Spain), Auer Photo Foundation (Geneva, Switzerland), Fundación Unicaja (Malaga, Spain), San Telmo Museoa (Donostia, Spain) and several private collections in Europe and America.






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