Origin is about my roots and family. Seeing the simplicity of my origins gave me a feeling of deep sympathy and tenderness towards them.
Fábio Miguel Roque (b. 1985) photographer, publishers and curator. Born in Lisbon and based in Sintra, Portugal.On his work we can notice a clear duality between documentary photography and also intimate and personal projects.
He makes the big part on his studies on I.P.F. (Portuguese Institute of Photography) between 2004 and 2007, and also several workshops in other portuguese institutions, like History of Contemporary Photography in Ar.Co.
He worked as a photojournalist at the beginning of his career, but for several reasons, decided to focus on more concrete subjects.
In the last years he made several solo and collective exhibitions both in Portugal and abroad in Places like US, Spain, Bulgaria, Poland and Germany. He was also shortlisted for some festival and awards, his projects are also in several publications from zines to books, between then “Hometown”, “South” and “I found fireflies in my dream, talking to a strange, drunk and dead man!”