'For the first two weeks I stay in a new place I can't take any photos at all... '
Bogdan Gîrbovan is not interested in photographing sensational things. In his work, documentary photography that focuses largely on domesticity - how humans arrange and live in spaces, whether it be a communist era housing block in Bucharest or a small village in the Romanian countryside - he is always looking for images that express a deeper understanding of a place.
The NEU NOW team dispatched Adina Ochea, resident NEU NOW documentarian, to catch up with Bogdan and talk about old - and new - times.
This interview was conducted in Romanian via skype on the June 19, 2013 and translated by Adina Ochea. Read more »