Sinziana Velicescu: On the Periphery

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Artist's Statement

On The Periphery explores the aesthetic and utilitarian effect of architecture in and around the Greater Los Angeles area. Minimalistic in nature and inspired by abstract expressionism and graphic design, the images represent a departure from the day-to-day realities of Los Angeles’ cluttered landscape. The moments captured are fragments of a cityscape’s lifetime, which are often overlooked by an entire population concerned solely with reaching their destination. The result is an homage to ‘The City,’ combined with a hidden desire to escape to another place, or perhaps another time.

Artist's Bio

  Sinziana Velicescu is a photographer and filmmaker based in Los Angeles, California. She is a graduate of the University of Southern California with a B.A. in Comparative Literature and Film. Her photography explores human intervention with nature in landscapes that have undergone political, social, or environmental change. Selections from her award winning series, On The Periphery, have been shown in galleries internationally in Los Angeles, Chicago, New York, Hamburg, Melbourne, Tokyo and Rome. Most recently, Photo Boite named her one of their “30 Female Photographers Under 30 to Watch” in 2016.  

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