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VIF | Visualizing Family, Gender Relations and the Body. The Balkans approx. 1860-1950

Self-portrait of Bilyana Karastoyanova

Self-portrait of Bilyana Karastoyanova, © Bilyana Braykova Karastoyanovaenlarge


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Object:Self-portrait of Bilyana Karastoyanova
Description:Outdoor colour shot of a young woman holding a microphone while standing behind a video camera mounted on a tripod. In the background there are a parked car with an open boot on the left, and a man with another camera on the right-hand side.
Comment:The photograph was taken during a Youth Audio-Visual Festival. Bilyana Braykova Karastoyanova (1991 - ) is the great-granddaughter of the photographer Bozhidar Dimitrov Karastoyanov. After graduating from the National High School of Polygraphs and Photography in Sofia in 2010 she became a student of Film and Television Cinematography at the Southwest University of Blagoevgrad. Bilyana Braykova Karastoyanova has participated in photo contests, exhibitions and has won several awards. Bilyana Braykova Karastoyanova is one of the private donators to the VASE online archive.
Creator:Karastoyanova, Bilyana Braykova, (Photographer)
Format:Not specified
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:210 Records > 215 Photography
210 Records > 217 Archives
290 Clothing
340 Structures > 341 Architecture
340 Structures > 342 Dwellings
890 Gender Roles and Issues
530 Arts > 5311 Visual Arts
Copyright:Личен Архив Биляна Брайкова Карастоянова
Archive:Bilyana Braykova Karastoyanova, Inv. No.: BK_051
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Anelia Kassabova