Desapelo : Sofia Lopez Mañan

ofía López Mañan is an Argentine photographer with a degree in filmmaking based in Buenos Aires. She has more than 10 years of experience documenting themes related to human relationship with biodiversity. She currently studies naturalism and mycology to acquire further knowledge in biology and conservation laws.

Argentina – I started shaving my head in June last year in an internal process of healing and letting go old family programs. I call it desapelo (hair detachment). It is an act of denying and void a place where I’ve never been and always wanted to belong. It is to cut off my own habitus of lineage. With hair I cut off time. I cut fears. I cut customs. Its me naked in a profound self cleaning, trying to be aware of change and expulsing those things I am willing to let go.  

  Written and photographed by Sofia Lopez Mañan

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