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"Hold Fast to Dreams"
Born in Bucharest, Romania, Mina spent her childhood in theatre, amongst preparing actors, dusty props and costumes, and most summers by the Black sea, capturing the world with her plastic panoramic camera.

Fascinated by movies and cinematography, she frames the world in overexposed imagery that reflects the luminosity of her vision.

Since her move to NYC, she fell irreversibly in love with Coney Island, a subject that has been the center of her work for the past 8 years. She was a featured artist of the Greenpoint Gallery in Brooklyn and has exhibited in numerous galleries on the East and West Coast. Mina lives in NYC and travels often, in search of serendipity driven by restless creativity.

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  • Female
  • Born on September 17
  • Joined October 2, 2009

Favorite materials

large scale photography, large beach prints, carnival photography, carnival prints, nursery decor, kids room decor

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About

"Hold Fast to Dreams"
Born in Bucharest, Romania, Mina spent her childhood in theatre, amongst preparing actors, dusty props and costumes, and most summers by the Black sea, capturing the world with her plastic panoramic camera.

Fascinated by movies and cinematography, she frames the world in overexposed imagery that reflects the luminosity of her vision.

Since her move to NYC, she fell irreversibly in love with Coney Island, a subject that has been the center of her work for the past 8 years. She was a featured artist of the Greenpoint Gallery in Brooklyn and has exhibited in numerous galleries on the East and West Coast. Mina lives in NYC and travels often, in search of serendipity driven by restless creativity.

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Viva Bang Bang: http://www.vivabangbang.com/blog/mina-teslaru
Juniqe Blog: http://blog.juniqe.com/blog/2015/01/15/happy-hour-mina-teslaru/



About the Coney Island Project

"Browsing through my repository of images, I started to be attracted by a subconscious theme running through the work that was induced by childhood memories of the Black Sea: an archive of nostalgic moments mapping my own displacement in the New World.
Roaming between panoramas and close ups, all the new, the lens of time over exposes the old glam in subconscious dreamscapes."

Press
My photographs have been written about in various publications & blogs, noteworthy mentions include: Inc. Magazine, Lucky Magazine, Canadian House & Home, Homes & Gardens - British Edition, Apartment Therapy, Decor8, MocoLoco, Design Work Life, Elements of Style, Design for Mankind, Elements of Style, Iconology, My Modern Metropolis.

Group Shows
Greenpoint Gallery - Brooklyn, NY - April 2010
Norfolks NYC Gallery - New York, NY - May 2010
Greenpoint Gallery, Brooklyn, NY - November 2010
Skunk Funk - San Francisco, CA - March 2012

Art Collectives
Brooklyn Collective
Norfolks NYC
Rosie's Handmade Revolution
50,000 Sea Monkeys

TV
Rubicon, AMC - Episode 10
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All images are © Mina Teslaru 2009-2014. Please post a link to the store if you feature any of my works on your blog or site. Please do not use any of my images without my permission.

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