Loránd Vakarcs


Loránd  Vakarcs


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My work explores the dynamics of the man environment relationship. On the one hand, the city dweller perceives space pragmatically, and its denaturation, with industralization and everything it involves, inevitably leads to the social collapse of the individual; on the other hand, villagers in remote areas, facing depopulation and subject to a similar set of social challenges, have an entirely different way of relating to space and nature. The hybrid, strained coexistence of natural living in harmony with the environment and the dilapidated industrial structures with their apocalyptic geometries, this antagonism that defines the geography of present-day Romania, is the subject of my images.


Training and Education

2001-2005- University of Art and Design Cluj-Napoca , Photo-video section

1992-1996- Highschool

Solo Exhibitions

2016- Solo show at White Cuib Gallery , Cluj-Napoca

Group Exhibitions

2008- Transylvania in Budapest, Budapest, Hungary

2007- Eclectia-Transfer, UAP Gallery, Satu Mare, Romania

2007- Eclectia-Transfer, UAP Gallery, Timisoara, Romania

2005- Grup exhibition, Art Museum Cluj-Napoca in colaboration with French Cultural Center

2004- Photo Mladih-Youth Photo

2003- Hungarians out of Border exhibition, Budapest, Hungary

2001- Foto Media 200, Bucharest, Romania

1999- Brno, Man and People at the second end of millenium


2013- Photographer at SINTEZA national magazine

2010-2013- Photographer at Gazeta Sporturilor national sport newspaper

2008-2010- Photographer at Adevarul national newspaper

2008- photographies made for Reuters, EPA

2003- Colaboration with MTI news agency from Hungary

2003-2008- Photographer at "Clujeanul" (weekly) and "Ziarul Clujeanului" daily ( Cluj Napoca) and Mediafax news agency

2001-2003- Photographer at "Kronika" Cluj-Napoca

1999-2001- Photographer at "Jurnalul de Mures"(Tirgu Mures)

Photoghraphies appeared in : Maxim, Playboy, Business Magazin, Ziarul Financiar,Target