I concentrated on an Armenian family from Bucharest, deeply involved in the community’s activities.
With deep regret I mention the passing of some of the Armenians portrayed in the album, completing the life and death cycle, which is present in every story.
Looking at the contemporary Romanian society from a post-revolution perspective, the artist Andreea Teleaga is seeking justifications and answers regarding the present status of the national identity.
I desired to talk to people of unspoken things and to tell the stories of the people next to us, the ones we look at and pass by every day. A few months into my documentation, it became clear to me that the activities of the Armenian community in Romania revolve around the church, so I decided to get to know the Armenians during their moments of celebration.
Because they are a small community with very few members in many cities, for most Armenians, the only opportunity to experience their traditions is through religious manifestations.
Andreea Tănase is an independent photojournalist with 10 years experience in press photography.
She addressed varied topics, from news to social reports and photo documentaries and approached the Romanian social and cultural context.
He has drafted legislative bills in this field, wrote books about the legal challenges of online businesses, has been a speaker at hundreds of specialised events, assisted some of the biggest internet companies in the world and helped develop, throughout the years, the representative associations for the online advertising industry (IAB Romania) and online publishing (BRAT).
During the last 10 years, he has been the CEO of Avocatnet.ro, the online project that explains legislation, each month, to millions of people.
I met Armenians who dream of Romania and Romanians who dream of Armenia.
I became very close to the Armenian community, I have made dear friends and I consider Armenians to be a part of my identity.
“I began documenting the Armenian community in Romania because I was impressed with the Armenian Genocide stories I had read about.