Carolina Dutca is a documentary photographer and visual artist specializing in long-term projects on human rights. Born in Transnistria region in 1995, Carolina Dutca first studied medicine before turning her attention to art, and working in the beginning in documentary field. Her career has spanned many different media – photography, installation and public art, films and video art. Many of Dutca's artworks are deeply personal - reflecting on her background and drawing on the experiences of herself and her subjects with discrimination, domestic violence, xenophobia, feminism, and social and cultural stereotypes. Two major documentary projects from within Transnitria have been completed recently - The Places of Violence
investigated domestic violence and All Rolled into One
described a personal story of bisexual girl. Also she has documentary photography project NO SILENCE
about LGBTQ+ discrimination in Transnistria, personal project about the feeling of love For me, For you too (2014-2018)
, postmedia project Fem#In
about the women's opinions on feminitives (gender specificity in job titles in Russian language) and The Point of No Return
(installation). She now lives and works in Transnistria and Moldova on documentary project with public intervention Doska pochiota
. Exhibitions and screenings of her works have been held in Czech Republic, Serbia, Germany, France, Guyana, Russia, Ukraine, Moldova and Transnistria.
"Who believes today that war can be abolished? No one, not even pacifists." - Susan Sontag. Another thing, it is the war's caliber and the number of victims. In her projects, Dutca wants to reduce the number of victims and make society more tolerant. This is the inspiration for social projects and activism through art.
Contact regarding any interesting proposals:
phone number: +373 775 97324