Spasmus spei - revista brotéria

Visual essay for Brotéria Magazine
December 2022

(Here pages 1, 3 & 5)

The Spiritual Excercises 2 - David Leal + Nina Danino

Collaboration with artist Nina Danino for the virtual exhbition The Spiritual Exercises 2, curated by Mark Dean

Left: Nina Danino alongside La Dolce Vita (1960)

Right: David Leal inside the Collegiate Church of St Mary, Warwick

The Spiritual Exercises, 2020


BAT (Conversation), 2020


In my appointment for the COVID-19 vaccine trial, I found myself imagining a conversation. The content and the participants were full of variables, yet these questions kept that image. I used stock images to stress the idea that what we see in the video is less a representation and more a symbolic illustration.

© David Leal