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Alexandra Jitariuc

Romanian freelance photographer living in Bucharest, Romania. Born in 1989. Started photography around 2008. Studied Public Relations and Advertising at the University of Bucharest.
Since 2013 she becomes committed to documentary and narrative photography, addressing personal stories. "I am interested in mundane situations. There is always a mistery behind it. Particular stories that go into depth. " She also works as a photographer in theaters.

The ongoing projects “Cities” and “Urban Vegetation” aim to investigate the idea of connectedness. With every picture she takes, she creates create a private space in a public one, being intrigued by the relationship between one object/person and its surrounding. Her works were exhibited in solo and group exhibition in Romania, Slovakia, Poland, Ukraine. In May 2015 she won a grant at Photo Romania Festival, Cluj-Napoca.

Personal statement

Approaching photography for the very first time in 2008, my work derived from my intention to express my inner feelings and emotions, to shape an expression for them. It was, somehow, a sort of explosion that surrounded my head and my soul, and which has afterwards become a permanent struggle to make it more “human” and articulate. It was later that I have realized that I was trying to understand life instead of living it. I began by shooting conceptual photography and experimental portraiture in my hometown, Dorohoi, Romania before moving to Bucharest to continue my studies.
I like to create stories with an underlying sense of narrative, to introduce elements of the past and present in my projects. I am interested in the authenticity of a moment, in the relation between a human being and the space around him.

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