KORNISS PÉTER PHOTO EXHIBITION / Lábasház

KORNISS PÉTER PHOTO EXHIBITION / Lábasház

Tuesday, May 24 at 7 PM – June 24

Lábasház / Casa cu Arcade, Piata Libertatii nr.7, 520003 Sfântu-Gheorghe, Covasna, Romania

https://www.facebook.com/events/491042817745986/

Peter Korniss born in Kolozsvar, (Cluj, Transylvania, Romania) 1937.

Theatre and dance photography has always been at central focus in his professional career.

He has earned his reputation as a documentary photographer. He dedicated more than forty years to photographing the traditional peasant life in Eastern Europe, mainly in Transylvania. His photo albums, Heaven’s Bridegroom (1975), Passing Times (1979), Inventory – Transylvanian Pictures (1998) and Attachment (2008) are a tribute to a disappearing culture.  At the same time he spent ten years following the life of a migrant worker which resulted in the book The Guest Worker (1988).

Since 1983 he has been a member of the Advisory Board of the W. Eugene Smith Memorial Fund  (USA) and since 1984 of the World Press Photo International Advisory Committee. In 2007 he became founding member of the World Photographic Academy.

Previous BEYOND BALAGAN!!! HERO MOTHER: Contemporary Art by Post-Communist Women
Next Lia Perjovschi Timeline with Witnesses

About author

You might also like

Events

Richard Serra – Drawings 2015-2017

until September 24 2017 http://www.boijmans.nl/en/7/calendar-exhibitions/calendaritem/2160/richard-serra One of the most prominent artists of our time is coming to our museum: the American artist Richard Serra (San Francisco, 1938). No fewer than

Events

ILYA AND EMILIA KABAKOV – THE UTOPIAN PROJECTS – SEP 07, 2017–MAR 04, 2018

  ILYA AND EMILIA KABAKOV – THE UTOPIAN PROJECTS – SEP 07, 2017–MAR 04, 2018 https://hirshhorn.si.edu/bio/ilya-emilia-kabakov-utopian-projects/ The exhibition’s light, sound, and motion models are activated at your approach. Acclaimed Russian-born American

Events

Sylvia Plachy – exhibition at the Transylvanian Arts Center

Sylvia Plachy – exhibition at the Transylvanian Arts Center https://www.facebook.com/events/1707963112773800/ »» Opening reception on February 20, 2016 at 6.00 pm in the presence of the artist »» Guided tour with