Anikó Antalfi
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Anikó Antalfi (Hungary) is a photographer based in Mexico City. She studied Theology and Literature at Babes-Bolyai University, then graduated in Philosophy and Communication in Cluj-Napoca. She got a master’s degree in Photography at Moholy- Nagy University of Art and Design Budapest in 2015 and moved to Mexico in 2018. Her work combines constructed images, performative elements and documentary techniques.

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«During Bonfire’s Rites of Passage artist residency, I worked on a series titled Cumbia con el subconsciente which I started last year, combining texts, my own archive and constructed images, finishing one chapter and a dummy of a photobook.
The narrative revolves around the concepts of desire, choice and commitment, taking a lyrical form, as a poetic and visual reference to the associative process inherent in dreams and all divination techniques that use symbolic language».