Posts Tagged with: roma

Apr
15

Photography as social speaker in Romania

posted on April 15th 2014 in Photography & Social with 0 Comments

Mugur Varzariu, Romanian 44, was not able to handle a camera until four years ago. Before that he was a marketing strategist in large companies and the truth is he doesn’t lose the opportunity to ‘sell’ his work. Images are for him a way to denounce the social problems. And he does not rule out using other, like politics. In his early works he traveled the world in search of conflicts such as Syria, but soon he realised he didn’t need to leave the borders of his country to find injustice. The measures that the French President at that time, Nicolas Sarkozy, took to deport Romanian Gypsies, made him see a conflict that, according to him, nobody was caring about. Now he devotes most of his time to them, to report the abuses they suffer and to do to activism to avoid them. Varzariu reviews here some of the most significant snapshots of his still short career as a reporter.

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Oct
18

Robert Doisneau. Paris en liberté in Rome

posted on October 18th 2012 in Photography with 0 Comments

Robert Doisneau and Paris: the perfect couple that cannot be split if you’re talking about one of the most famous photographers of XX century.

More than 200 original photographies that Robert Doisneau took between 1934 and 1992 are exhibed at Palazzo delle Esposizione in Rome, Italy, from September 29, 2012 to January 3, 2013.

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