romanian mythology

‘Uncovering the Romanian Feminine Mythos through Embroidery’ by Elena Mincu

Elena Mincu is a textile artist based in Bucharest, Romania and she follows a technique mainly known as ‘threadpainting’. Her textile art tackles the human body, the feminine-divine body in the context of myths, legends, and folklore. Using traditional elements and transforming them into art may seem simple, but is […]

‘Ielele’: An Exclusive Mythical Series by Andreea Dorobăț

Andreea Dorobăț is a talented Romanian photographer who mostly shoots monochrome photographs. Her series ‘Ielele’ is composed of black and white, poetic images that stimulate the imagination of the viewers. The iele are feminine mythical creatures in Romanian mythology. There are several differing descriptions of their characteristics. Often they are […]