‘Happytecture’: A Captivating Journey Through a Whimsical World
Hasselblad Ambassadors and Forbes 30 Under 30 honorees, Anna Devís and Daniel Rueda, are two imaginative Spanish photographers and former architects. Today, this creative duo applies their architectural expertise to narrate captivating stories through fun and whimsical imagery, blending their keen spatial awareness with their artistic vision.
Surprisingly, Anna and Daniel craft these surreal scenes with minimal reliance on photo editing software, opting instead to meticulously construct them in the real world. They use everyday objects, unexpected locations, and lots natural light to achieve their distinctive visuals.
Join Anna and Daniel on this captivating journey as they guide us through their creative process, unveiling the stories behind some of their most iconic images.
- Duration: 40 min
Anna Devís Benet
Anna Devís Benet, born in 1990, is a dynamic Spanish photographer whose innovative work defies conventional boundaries. A graduate of the School of Architecture, she infuses her creations with precision, humor, and architectural aesthetics. Renowned for transforming everyday spaces into whimsical art, her hand-made installations and precise poses showcase a distinctive visual language. Named a Hasselblad global ambassador in 2020 and featured in Forbes Europe 30 Under 30, Anna’s inventive use of everyday objects and natural light sets her apart, with solo exhibitions and the publication of “Happytecture” in 2023 highlighting her contemporary impact.
Daniel Rueda Cuerda
Daniel Rueda Cuerda, born in 1990, stands as a dynamic Spanish photographer breaking conventional boundaries. A graduate of the School of Architecture, he skillfully integrates precision, humor, and architectural aesthetics into his creations. Recognized for turning everyday spaces into whimsical art, his hand-made installations and precise poses showcase a unique visual language. Named a Hasselblad global ambassador in 2020 and featured in Forbes Europe 30 Under 30, Daniel’s inventive use of everyday objects and natural light sets him apart. Collaborating with major brands and boasting international solo exhibitions, his book “Happytecture” in 2023 emphasizes his enduring impact on contemporary photography.