Honorable Mention / 2021 / Fine Art / Nudes
Her genesis, her gift, her sacrifice, her deception and her transformation.
A story about the primordial woman.
Date of birth:
- UMF "Grigore T. Popa" Iasi, Faculty of Dentistry
- New York Institute of Photography
- "Seeing Through Photographs" course held by MoMA
My parents have given me the first lessons of culture and they made my approach to it, by starting taking piano lessons since I was still a little boy. With a library full of painting and photo albums, and with my dad also passionate about the visual arts, access was very easy, the only effort being to stretch out my hand, grab an album and start browsing. With photo cameras was harder, the only device that I was allowed to use being a "Smena", lomo version. Better than nothing. I think that from here started my visual education. Nothing forced, I'd even say natural.
The more intense study of technical and compositional details occurred relatively recently, photography giving me a balance between who I am in everyday life, a dentist, a husbant, a father, and "my moments" as I like to call them. The desire to learn „by the book" made me study at New York Institute of Photography, layering an information contained otherwise chaotic in my mind. The study, however, I think will never end…