I have said that Texas is a state of mind…It is a mystique closely approximating a religion. And this is true to the extent that people either passionately love Texas or passionately hate it and, as in other religions, few people dare to inspect it for fear of losing their bearings in mystery or paradox.
Far Fading West is a work in progress; the pictures of this gallery represent only a small part of a photographic work of several years that includes Texas cost-area, the central part and the border with Mexico. I lived in Texas and still today spend there part of the year. This work is my dedication to a world I met when I was very young and which is now destined to disappear, fade due to the passing of time and the profound changes that are taking place. These pictures want to hold back a memory and testify the plural South and North identities that meet, mix, resist as they can to a modernity that transfigures everything.