GABOR SZILASI – PHOTOGRAPHING PEOPLE
Documentary photographer, GABOR SZILASI was born in Hungary but immigrated to Canada in 1957. He is renowned for his humanitarian vision, social realism and exploration of the traces we leave on our environment, whether through photographs of people, urban cityscapes, architecture or interiors. A self-taught photographer, he has had more than 30 one-man shows in various parts of Canada and Europe and participated in 60 Canadian and international group shows. He has received grants from the Canada and Quebec arts councils. He taught at the Cégep du Vieux-Montréal, Concordia University, the Academy of Fine Arts in Cracow, Poland and Stanford University in California.
“My main interest has always been people and their environment, including portraits, interiors and architecture, ” says Szilasi.
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