Under the Mexican Light – Photo Book

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This photography book is part of the Under the Mexican Light project. The volume presents a unique and largely unknown culture, full of topics inherited from the biased vision that, particularly the Spanish and American media, show about Mexican reality. A complex society that in many ways is not too far from the time of its revolution or the Spanish conquest. Mexico is a land of contrasts, huge, excessive. Words like life and death, tradition and modernity, religion, culture or gastronomy have a much more complex, deep and entrenched meaning than the absurd presumption where the country is linked only to corruption, poverty or violence.

This work is complemented by the novel 301 Lamartine and the Notebook /Mexico, a photographic journey shared with artists from different disciplines (painters, sculptors, writers, filmmakers and photographers) residing in Brussels, a city that articulates a strong link between they.

Second edition available at


Bajo la luz mexicana  – libro de fotografías
© 2016 Óscar Espinar Lázaro

Editorial design: Alejandra Quiroga

Collection design: Valentín Iglesias

Second edition: December 2017
Softcover with 80 grams white paper inside
21.59 x 21.59 cm
70 pages
OEL 04F2
ISBN: 978-1537567983

First edition: Novembre 2016
Limited edition (not available for sale)
Soft cover with pearl photo paper inside
25 × 20 cm
72 pages
ISBN: 978-1366727558

December 2016
December 2017