Carlos Franklin

Les Ménines de Diego Velázquez

FILE 2018 | VIDEO 360
Electronic Language International Festival

Diego Velázquez stared at us behind his easel. His gaze invites us. We pass to the other side of this mirror painting and bust into the heart of the work to submerge along with the painter into the vertigo and the enigmatic echoes that he won’t stop playing. Between illusion and reality, Velázquez seizes our senses and endlessly questions our reason

Born in Colombia, Carlos Franklin is an artistic director, set designer for exhibitions, film director and artist. He is renowned in the worlds of art and video. He completed his studies at Universidad de los Andes and Le Fresnoy – National Studio of Contemporary Arts. Carlos Franklin questions through his projects the social and cultural identity within a society marked by its differences. He has contributed to many artistic projects around the world.