CHIMAERA

Leyre Valiente
SPRING – SUMMER 2013

A fantastic and metaphorical journey from fetus (when we all are pure and simple) to chimaera; the complicate yet beautiful monster we get to be when we grow up.

C H I M AE R A (From lat. chimaera, and this from gr. cimaira, fantastic animal)

1 Greek Mythology a fire-breathing female monster with a lion’s head, a goat’s body, and a serpent’s tail.

2 something hoped for but illusory or impossible to achieve.

3 Biology an organism containing a mixture of genetically different tissues, formed by processes such as fusion of early embryos, grafting, or mutation.

(Concise Oxford English Dictionary © 2008 Oxford University Press)

CHIMAERA by Leyre Valiente from Leyre Valiente on Vimeo.

PICTURE CREDITS:
Photo: Miralla y Calf
Hair & makeup: Raquel Sánchez
Models: Maja Kowalczyk (View Management) and Mariela Vasileva.

VIDEO CREDITS:
Photography: Davinci White
Video camera operator: Jose María Luxán
Video colour grading: Javier de Prado
Atrezzo: Maya Pixelskaya Fetus sculpted by Ricardo Acosta
Hair & makeup: Berta García
Direction and editing: Leyre Valiente

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