Basulto Reyes' wild carnival ride
"This series is called "Mambo, redundant turns about myself and nausea about the others".
Photos were taken on Konika Minolta Centuria 100 with a Nikon F3, developed on C41.
I come from Cuba where Mambo is a musical genre, but here in Uruguay the word is used to describe a tricky or complicated situation."
See more of Basulto's work on instagram at @ybasultor
A/A: Where were these photos taken?
BR: The Mambo series were shot at Rodó Park -a Montevideo Carnival-.
A/A: What was your process?
BR: Mambo: Expired Konika Centuria 100 developed in c41. Multiple and long exposures shot at Rodó Park Carnival.
A/A: What got you interested in film?
BR: The creative possibilities seem more to me, I see the film like a blank canvas waiting to be painted, like a blank page waiting for poetry.
A/A: Why do you enjoy practicing alternative processes?
BR: I guess the infinite possibilities hook you on a no return trip. The joys and rewards after experiments, mostly with souping process -quite random some time.
A chance to break standards and stereotypes within film proccesing (If it's a film I could be developed on any Developer), and about photography production or appreciation; I like to imagine photography not like a separate art product but a mixtured one, a synesthetic expresion of poetry, of painting, of music.