I met the artist Silvia Prada in the summer of 2003 and I fell in love with her. Among many other things, we share an unconditional love for Barbra Streisand. As a tribute to Babs, we did a small series of 5 portraits. One boy -then model, now singer Josep Xortó- photographed by me and Silvia added her own iconic imagery later. We felt lucky to meet each other.
Born in Vitoria, Spain, Luis Venegas is a Creative Director, Editor and Independent Publisher based between Madrid and Barcelona. He's also an Art Director, writer and occasional freelance photographer, collaborating in various capacities with: Thierry Mugler, Loewe, V Magazine, Acne Paper, and Butt. In 2008, at the invitati... View moreon of Christian Lacroix, he was one of 5 jury members for the Prix Découverte of prestigious photography fair Les Rencontres D'Arles. Since 2005, he's dedicated time to giving classes in image and culture at various Spanish institutions, and has lectured at Parsons in New York.
His main editorial projects since 2004, have been: FANZINE137 , EY! MAGATEEN and CANDY , all self-published in limited edition and distributed internationally through prolific stores and boutiques. Contributors to his publications include: Steven Klein, Terry Richardson, Ryan McGinley, Olivier Zahm, and Joe McKenna amongst many others.