David Nebreda (né en 1952 à Madrid) est un photographe.
Some artists are not willing to sacrifice a little for their work. Some people grow into their own art and sacrificed for it. Some artists say they are “crazy” and some others just live in a mental craziness. But how far can a human being to become itself a work of art? This is for love to the art or pain for it?.
David Nebreda is a graduate in arts. At 19 years, was diagnosed with schizophrenia. Lives locked in an apartment in Madrid with just two rooms where he has made all of his photographic work, without taking medication, no communication with the outside world,without radio, newspapers, books or television. Practice sexual abstinence, and subjected to severe fasting that have it in a state of extreme thinness.
He has published with help from people interested in their works. two books of photographs. Self-taught in photography, surprising for its wise use of the technique, mastery of light and chiaroscuro of his photographs, not manipulate positivism but use double exposures.
David expressed in his photographs, “his madness”, the pain of his life, showing his mutilated body, its unique tools for working in their rooms. It shows a strong image of what can be an artistic mind combined with a schizophrenic mind. Perhaps seeing the images we think he is a more crazy trying to get attention. But we are wrong.
20 years confined at home under self-inflicted torture photographed to show the mostsinister , most grotesque . Masochism, mutilation , extreme thinness, the picture to ” out “ of their own reality …