In his creative practice he is using documentary photography, the family album and the photographic archive to create stories which analyse the junction between personal memory and social history. His most recent work includes video, installation and performance and focuses on the politics of representation and media archaeology. He is interested in the political aspect of art, ethics, unlearning, traces, symbiopoiesis and mutual modulation.
Andrei Nacu (b. 1984), lives and works in London, U.K. and Iasi, Romania. Currently he is working at the Royal Anthropological Institute, London. In 2013 he graduated with an MA in Documentary Photography from the University of Wales, Newport and previously studied Photography and Video at the George Enescu National University of Arts, Iasi, Romania. Solo shows: Electro-Putere Gallery, Craiova (2018), Borderline Art Space, Iași (2016), apARTe Gallery, Iași (2010). Group shows: National Museum of Contemporary Art, Bucharest (2020), Salonul de Proiecte, Bucharest (2020), Art Encounters, Timisoara (2017), Four Corners Gallery, London (2014), The Photographers’ Gallery, London (2013). He was nominated for the Magnum Graduate Photographers Award (2015) and Shortlisted for Bar Tur Photobook Prize, The Photographers’ Gallery, London (2015). Publications: In almost every frame (2016).
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