About me

“I am very conscious of the fragility of my memory. That's why I photograph in an almost convulsive way. Revisiting my pictures reactivates my senses. Sometimes it gives me goose bumps, makes my voice crack. At other times, it brings tears to my eyes. It's as simple as that”
Josetxu Silgo
Vitoria-Gasteiz, 1966
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Photographer born and living in Vitoria-Gasteiz and economist in his spare time. His career began in the 80s with a broad background in self-taught film photography. Years later he completed his photographic training at the School of Arts and Crafts in Vitoria-Gasteiz. His work has been awarded in several competitions and since 2013 he is part, together with Iván Martín, of the photographic collective Gasteiz Atelier. As a collective, they have produced several works that have been exhibited in a variety of venues. Some of them can be visited on this website. In 2023 he will publish his first photobook: Y al fin volar.