© Al Mefer, 2018
© Al Mefer, 2018

“Bring education everywhere to raise critical thinkers who change the world.”


Al Mefer


Photographer and neuroscientist



© Al Mefer,  self-portrait, 2018
© Al Mefer, self-portrait, 2018

Who are you? What do you do?

I’m photographer and neuroscientist working mostly on landscape photography.

Where are you from?

Benidorm, Spain

Your style in 3 words?

Otherwordly, atmospheric, aesthetic

Your weakness? Your strength?

Moody yet passionate.

© Al Mefer, 2018
© Al Mefer, 2018

What makes you different?

I aim to be different than yesterday.

When did you decide to become a photographer?

When I most needed to come up with a new way to express myself. About eight months ago.

What do you find most fascinating about your work?

Feeling meditative through the task without any anxiety or pain.

A few words about your favourite creation?

I believe in “Phantoms of the Brain” I got to express what depression feels like.

© Al Mefer, 2018
© Al Mefer, 2018

Someone else’s work that inspired or inspires you…

Everything from Massive Attack.

A new project coming up or an idea you want to work on?

I want to get more involved with topics regarding technology and sustainability.

Finish the sentence „More important than my career is…“

My family

2018: Where are we going?

Crises of privacy, more inequality, more absurd politicians, more technology, more information.

© Al Mefer, 2018
© Al Mefer, 2018

When the going gets tough…

Work to change it

Your city’s favourite spots?

La Peluquería Art Gallery

Do you have a vision?

To spread awareness about current world issues through art.

What would you do if you could change the World?

Bring education everywhere to raise critical thinkers who change the world.

Tell us about your future plans…

I’d like to get involved with entities that work in technology and sustainability in order to use art to stimulate awareness about their relevance and development.

Last but not least: what is your favourite Song?

I have more than one, but they’d be too many to name here. Right now „Don’t let me be misunderstood“ plays in my mind.

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