Law School Budapest, Hungary. SUNY Stony Brook - MA Africana Studies
About Ildiko Tillmann
I am an author, documentary photographer and educator working along the overlapping frontiers of art and documentary. I was born and raised in Hungary, I am currently based in the United States. Over the past three years I have worked on a freelance art-documentary project in Haiti with the goal of taking the viewer beyond the limiting, sensation-seeking stories offered by images of the mainstream media and the nonprofit complex. My work places human lives in a global context and makes us reflect on aspects of our shared histories and the importance of acknowledging commonalities, rather than highlighting boundaries between cultures, regions and contexts.
My writings and images have appeared in the Columbia Journal, the Caribbean Quarterly, The Caribbean Writer, The Marathon Literary Review, The Haitian Times and in Haiti Liberté. I won Honorary Mention at the International Photography Awards in2020, for a series of images from my Haitian free-lance work. A solo exhibit of my Haitian pictures is scheduled for October 2021 at the Africana Studies Department at SUNY, Stony Brook.
For details please visit: https://www.ildikotillmann.com