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FK Artist – Anda Magone

Anda Magone’s (1971) works are focused on mundane subjects such as family, friends and nature. She usually works in the black-and-white analogue photography technique, not being afraid to reveal herself and people close to her in intimate atmosphere. Anda has graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Theology from the University of Latvia. She has studied photography with Andrejs Grants at the Technical Creativity House. She has participated in group shows in Berlin, London, Prague, Tartu, etc. Her exhibition Dārzs (Garden) in 2008 received newspaper’s Diena annual award in culture and was nominated for the Purvītis Prize. Today she is rarely taking photographs and is managing a property with a garden near Cēsis.

In this year’s publication Latvian Photography 2019 works from her series Twins were published. In this series we can see the author with her friend Lando, observing the aging process and the change of identity in the course of several years.

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