Architectural - Professional

Dreaming Escher

Maja Strgar Kurecic
Croatia

Nominee

"Dreaming Escher"
This photo was shot on a staircase of a very old building in Zadar, Croatia. My daughter was at the ground floor looking up at me. I duplicated the stairs on the right side because the composition and the motif reminded me of a Dutch graphic artist M. C. Escher whose works I have admired since childhood. His work features exploration of infinity, reflection, symmetry, perspective & impossible objects.

Biography: I work as an Associate Professor at Faculty of Graphic Arts, University of Zagreb, where I teach several graduate and undergraduate courses about photography. Area of my research relates to printing technology, digital photography and graphic design. I'm a member of the CIE Commission - Division 8, TC8-09 (International Commission on Illumination). Beside scientific work, I'm engaged in artistic photography, publishing many photographs in books, magazines, daily newspapers, art calendars, posters. I have exhibited photographs on 45 group and 20 independent exhibitions, held in country and...

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