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Fernando Aceves

Fernando Aceves first saw the light of day in Mexico City in 1965. For the last twelve years he has dedicated his self-taught photographic talents to documenting Mexican and international all contemporary musical genres, although his personal preferences lean toward the rock scene.

Aceves has worked mainly for concert promoters, record companies, Mexican and foreign publications and the artists themselves, such as Paul McCartney (1993), Pink Floyd (1994), David Bowie (1997) and the Rolling Stones, among many others. In 2000 The Museum of Modern Art of Mexico City presented his highly influential exhibition, The Rolling Stones, - the first time music photography had been given status in Mexico.

Fernando has published two books, Ilusiones y destellos: retratos del rock mexicano (Editorial Plaza y Janés), a unique collection of 129 portraits of the rock musicians who have shaped the Mexican rock music scene over the last forty years, and ’50 Jazzistas Mexicanos’ his book on Mexican Jazz Musicians which came out in 2001.

Aceves is the only Mexican photographer who systematically focuses on music full-time. He works with 35mm and does not add special lighting to any given situation. One of the world’s best ’live’ photographers, Fernando has photographed hundreds of concerts in the United States, Canada, Great Britain and is the official photographer of the National Auditorium in Mexico City.

“You need to capture the musician's essence, find its human side, bring him down to Earth. Turn an idol into someone "normal" but without taking them from their environment”.

 

Rolling Stones, The (RS001FA)

The Rolling Stones

Keith Richards and Mick Jagger performing onstage with The Rollihg Stones at Foro Sol, Mexico City in February 1998

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Rolling Stones, The (RS003FA)

The Rolling Stones

The Rolling Stones shooting the video for 'I Go Wild' in Mexico City in January 1995

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David Bowie (DB003FA)

David Bowie

in 1997 prior to his first ever gig in Mexico City David Bowie explores the local cultural sites including the 'Pyramids of Teotihuacan'

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David Bowie (DB001FA)

David Bowie

David Bowie in front of a Diego Rivera mural whilst visiting the Palacio de Bellas Artes in Mexico City in October 1997

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David Bowie (DB002FA)

David Bowie

David Bowie photographed with a mask at Frida Kahlo's house and museum in Mexico City in October 1997

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David Bowie (DB004FA)

David Bowie

Taken at Freida Kahlo’s Museum known as the ‘Blue House’, in Mexico City a few days before David Bowie's first ever concert in Mexico, 1997

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David Bowie (DB005FA)

David Bowie

David Bowie onstage at his first and only ever concert in Mexico in July 1997

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Led Zeppelin (LZ001FA

Led Zeppelin

In the midst of colourful stage lights, a silvery sheen fell on his face turning him - in my Mexican eye - into an Aztec warrior.

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Led Zeppelin (LZ002FA)

Led Zeppelin

Robert Plant onstage at the Auditorio Nacional, Mexico City, Mexico during his Fate of Nations Tour in January 1994

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This was the second and last time that the Stones wore these check jackets.

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Bono from U2 performing live on their Joshua Tree Tour in Rotterdam, Holland in July 1987

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Phil Collins captured during a feature for Sounds Magazine in April 1980 whilst on Genesis' 'The Duke' tour

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Syd Barrett captured in a candid moment at Abbey Road Studios whilst rehearsing for the recording of 'The Piper at the Gates of Dawn'

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