Rather than creating an epic narrative about the 630km pilgrimage route, I wanted to take the time to look at other pilgrims and look inside them.
To make this attempt, I lived with them and worked while walking on the road.
Since 'Camino de portugues' is a symbolic path of Catholicism from the Middle Ages, when religion was salvation and life,
it was concluded that the reason for all pilgrims walking on the pilgrimage route was for a religious purpose.
However, when I walked down the street and talked with them, I could see that there were more diverse reasons.
In addition, there is no specific social reference in this work, but if you read the reasons given by the pilgrims they are rooted in society.
In the work of 'nonlinear Frances in 2017, I asked pilgrims to write down the reasons for walking, and I photographed their portraits and emotions.
However, in 2019, 'nonlinear portugues recorded religious signifiers and signifieds on the road, including the reasons why pilgrims walk the road
The Nonlinear project consists of a pilgrim, a piece of paper written down the reason for walking, and a landscape that encompasses both.
And it is a work that causes conflict and diversity with religious signifiers encountered on the road, and it is a project to record the changing emotions of the road and the reasons for pilgrims as the times develop.
In the Nonlinear portugues project, several pilgrims were asked why they were walking this path, and numerous landscapes were collected and weaved together.