Born and raised in Paris, Elsa Kostic (1990) is a photographer who lives and works between Paris and Marseille.
She graduated from Maryse Eloy, art school in Paris.
She inspires herself of her past, surroundings and cinematographic references to create a visual identity both raw and poetic. Navigating through many communities and places, her working process remains the same: she chooses an unknown environment and settles there for a few months. Her understanding of her subjects then becomes deeper and more personal through research and new encounters. Elsa Kostic uses photography to explore her interest in sub-cultures and the way they shape a collective or individual identity positively. Above all, she aims to create empowering images from her encounters.
Her works have been featured in a large number of publications such as I-D Vice, Metal, Coeval, Intern, Underpressure...