The exhibition “The Good Pain – Ritual of self-sacrifice in four acts” by Roger Rossell is part of the program of the analog photography festival OFF Revela’t. The good pain presents a series of pictorialist pictures printed using bichromate gum technique.
For years, Rossell has witnessed the odissey of the Hungarian artist Pina Brutal in her relationship with pain. In order to overcome the fear of physical pain she decided to get closer to it and began to experiment it, progressively rising the level of intensity of the experience while performing at the same time. At the same time, the photographer got into a world of unknown, alternative world that change his mindset.
A tough but sensitive work that addresses the nature of self-inflicted pain, the body itself offered in sacrifice for its own benefit: a change in the paradigm of pain, not only for those who experience it directly, also for those who watch it.