Introducing: Martin Cantos

Martin Cantos, 21, is a photographer and filmmaker who through his work, explores gender roles and romanticized nostalgia. "My art rediscovers femininity with childhood undertones," he explains, "the feeling of nostalgia has such an specific vibe, color and shape to it I usually try to reconstruct".


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Where are you originally from?

the moon

Where do you currently live?

in the stars

Preferred art medium:

photo and text

Hobby or interest aside from art?

I really like dogs.

Guilty pleasures?

Probably reality tv haha

Who are some of your favorite artists?

Petra Collins! Matt Lambert, Marina Diamandis, Tessa Ia, Stephen Shore.

Favorite movie?

Changes every time, probably Melancholia. Though I have really been digging this Mexican director Manolo Caro, his films are fantastic.

Favorite book?

Probably Lolita by Nabokov

Favorite song/album/band/musician?

Crybaby by Melanie Martinez will always have a huge impact on my art as well as Electra Heart by Marina and the Diamonds.

What are 3 things you want to achieve?

Learn more, live more, love more.