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Running-up 1999

Vicente Peiró Asensio

Nubian school, September 1999


This photograph was taken in Aswan, a Nubian village in Upper Egypt. It shows the moment when the arabic characters are erased from the slate. One of the sources of income in these villages is tourism, as these are ‘guided tours’ of the daily life of the village.


Although he is a versatile photographer, his passion and favorite subject is the human: Reportage or Portrait. His work has been published in several national photography magazines: Arte Fotográfico, Diorama, Foto Profesional, La Cortinilla ... Internationally, the Belgian magazine "Objetiv" published a portfolio with a cover and included another one for a special issue dedicated to Portraiture. He has collaborated in other publications of his autonomous community of an informative nature.