For the last 13 years, Ioana Cîrlig has traveled around the country working on long-term documentary photography projects. She co-founded a photography collective, Documentary Photography Center (CdFD), and is the photo editor of the Romanian culture magazine Scena9. In 2017 Ioana Cîrlig started documenting different aspects of the botanical world and our complicated relationship with nature: rare and endangered plants, the struggle and subsequent negotiations for space between anthropic landscapes and the ecosystem, research and scientific explorations and interventions.
Ioana Cîrlig, Searching for life forms in inhospitable conditions, 2021
inkjet pigment print on Hahnemühle paper, framed 70 x 80 cm