Project Description

Răzvan Anton and Denes Miklosi (Cluj-Napoca)

May 21, 2016
15:00

Photo-Video Studio
Faculty of Visual Arts and Design, U.A.G.E. Iași
6 Codrescu st.

This project was included in the framework of the “Biennial of Contemporary Photography and Moving Image CAMERA PLUS”, organized by the Centre of Contemporary Photography, Iași, Romania, in May 2016.

CAMERA PLUS. Biennial of contemporary photography and moving image, Iași, May 18-30, 2016

Presentation of MINERVA Photography Archive

Minerva Photography Archive comprises photographic negatives realised by reporters of communist newspapers from Cluj-Napoca, Igaszàg and Făclia, between 1965 and 1993. Over 50.000 negatives in medium format constitutes an important image bank for studying the mechanisms of propaganda methods in the past regime, being used for a nuanced analysis of Romanian society phenomena in communist period, as forced industrialisation and agricultural work.

Presentation of MINERVA Photography Archive