Lara Kantardjian

When I speak of poetry I am not thinking of it as a genre.
Poetry is an awareness of the world, a particular way of relating to reality.
— Andrei Tarkovsky

Fine art photographer and artist (b. Nicosia, Cyprus) based in London. Working predominantly with film photography, including medium format. Studied Fine Art Painting and Photography at the University of the Arts London, Graduating with a BA Degree in Fine Art and a Masters in Fine Art Painting. Exhibited in London, Paris, Budapest, NYC, Hamburg and Shanghai, with work housed in numerous private collections, including public collections and featured in the UK Public Art Collection. 

Member of ACAVA (Association for Cultural Advancement through Visual Art) and resident artist at Palace Wharf Studios (’98-’14). Curator at 1x and World-Street PhotographyInitiated The Analogue Street Collective – featuring and publishing the work of the collective and invited photographers (member/editor/publisher).


Publications

LensCulture Collectives Spotlight Interview
kiosk der demokratie Urban pulse / Rome
Inspired Eye #28 Interview
Italian Ways Urban Pulse / Rome
Resource Photographer of the Day Interview
LensCulture Magazine Feature
1x Meet the Curators Interview
STARK Fine art / street 
1x Street and Documentary

doc! #19 The Europeans UK
doc! #10 The City and the Sublime

AOrta On the road again: Paris
doc! #7 The Europeans France
LA HOT Interview
We Sink Ships In Transit Interview


Published

Photo Vogue Italia
National Geographic Your Shot
1x
World Street Photography
Urban Picnic Street Photography
LFI