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Raw Portraits of Romanian Rural Life

Davin Ellicson (b. 1978) is working on a long-term project about the transformation of rural life in Eastern Europe as the European Union expands. He lived and farmed with a peasant family for a year in the Maramures region of northern Romania, the most traditional area of Europe, and is now pursuing stories throughout the Balkans. Davin received a BA in Modern European History from Carleton College in 2001 and earned an MA in Photojournalism and Documentary Photography from The London College of Communication in 2006. He has completed assignments for The International Herald Tribune, Courrier Japon, Bloomberg News and Intermediair Magazine and his work has appeared in the books ‘East’ and ‘This Day of Change’, The New York Times, Der Speigel, TAZ, Die Presse, Vision Magazine, Blueeyes Magazine and du Magazine. Davin is based in Bucharest, Romania and represented by the Anzenberger Agency and Wonderful Machine (US).

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