Felicia Simion

Felicia Simion

Bucharest, Romania

About Felicia Simion

I am a 25-year-old visual artist and freelance photographer, with an interest towards Cultural Anthropology and Storytelling, constantly looking for new ways to nurture self-expression. In art, I situate myself somewhere near the thin line between reality and otherworldliness, easily floating from one side to another.

Education

2016-2018 MA degree in Ethnology, Cultural Anthropology and Folklore at the University of Bucharest

2013-2016 BA degree in Photography and Video at the Bucharest National University of Arts

Events

"H O M E" series is a finalist for Sony World Photography Awards 2019, Professional competition, Architecture category (26th March 2019).

In 2017 I was selected as one of the five young photographers to attend a photography residency in Deauville, France, which resulted in the creation of a project exhibited during the Planche(s) Contact festival. Also, in the same year, I was one of the finalists of the Saatchi Selfie competition, having my work shown during the "Selfie to Self-Expression" exhibition at the Saatchi Gallery in London.
In 2016, I was selected by PhotoBoite as one of their “30 under 30 Women Photographers”.
Over the years, my work has been awarded or commended in competitions such as Paris Prix de la Photographie, Sony World Photography Awards, D&AD Photography Awards, Moscow International Foto Awards, IPA. My images have been published in print and online publications among which: The New York Times, Fisheye Magazine, The Pulitzer Center Blog, Der Spiegel, Calvert Journal, Lens Culture, Il Post.

Exhibitions

"ethnographies", Festival Circulation(s) 2019, 20th April-30th July, Paris

"Through a land of deserts and pits" - Dubai (Alliance Francaise, March 2019); Beirut (Institut Francais, March 2019); Amman (NFA Creative Space, April 2019); Marseille (Galerie Agnes B, November 2019)


Solo:

“Carpethian”, Bartcelona Gallery, Belgrade, April 2017

“Village, visages”, National Peasant Museum, Bucharest, June 2016

“The playground”, National Peasant Museum, Bucharest, March 2016; Hanul Gabroveni, Bucharest, November 2015

“The playground”, Bartcelona Gallery, Belgrade, March 2016

“In the pursuit of light” exhibition at the R K Burt Gallery in London, September 2014

Group:

"Bodies in movement", Millepiani Gallery, February 2019, Rome

“From Selfie to Self-Expression”, Saatchi Gallery, London, March-May 2017

Month of Photography Los Angeles, Santa Monica Art Studios, April 2016

PX3 exhibition, Curator’s Selection, Espace Beaurepaire, Paris 2015

“La Quatrieme Image” 2nd edition, Espace des Blancs-Manteaux, Paris 2014

“Moscow International Foto Awards, FotoLoft Gallery, Moscow 2014

“Travel Photographer of the Year” 2014 exhibition at The Royal Geographical Society, London

“Discover Europe” Grand Gala 2014 exhibition at Centrum Nauki Kopernik, Warsaw

“Visible White” show at Studio Marangoni Gallery, Florence Life Framer exhibition at Juraplatz in Switzerland

Life Framer exhibition April 2014, theprintspace Gallery, London

“Sony World Photography Awards 2012”, Somerset House, London

“25 under 25” exhibition at the Galleries of Cleveland State University, Ohio

“IDentity” exhibition at The Center for Fine Art Photography, Colorado

“I’ll be your mirror: The Portrait” exhibition at 1650 Gallery, Los Angeles