Alejandro Gomez takes us on a heartwarming journey of exploration, not beyond our atmosphere, but within it. With "Cosmic Aspirations: A Grounded Perspective," Gomez turns the lens away from the stars and back towards the Earth. His focus lies not with the astronauts or engineers directly involved in the space missions, but with the ordinary people who are inspired by them.
Gomez's subjects are young and old, rich and poor, from every corner of the globe. They share a common bond – a passion for the cosmos, fueled by the extraordinary developments in space exploration. His images reflect how space exploration has penetrated the public consciousness, manifesting in education, popular culture, and individual dreams.
The narrative of Gomez's work is inspiring and intensely personal. Each photograph is a testament to human curiosity, ambition, and our shared fascination with the mysteries of the universe. By showing how space exploration impacts people's lives on a more personal level, Gomez reminds us that we are all a part of this cosmic journey.