Medicine

Solange Adum Abdala

2015

Lima, Peru

When thinking about the use of native plants to use for medicinal purposes and in turn by the respective healing properties of each plant will also be used in esoteric rituals, we usually think of a direct contact with nature and its intrinsic qualities, freshness the association with the life, growth and especially direct contact with the ground.

The photographic series "Medicine" proposes to make a distance between these characteristics and re interpreted as today, in urban areas, users who want us to benefit from their respective properties, we must acquire as a result of more pocketed consumption. The branches that were once part of a tree, planted in the ground, within a space of vast nature are addressed photographically dismembered from their original context, where it becomes clear how plants lose their aura of life.

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