Andriana Mereuta is a Miami-based photographer. With prior education as an economist, a rewarding career in photography and as of late, her training in teaching mindfulness practices in her community, the common thread in all of them is her love...
Parishioner at Good Friday mass at “Holy Martyr Theodore Tiron” monastery. Women's identity, in contrast to men, is heavily imprinted with expectations of submissiveness, kindness and obedience. Chisinau, Moldova.
"Casa Mare" is the main room in the house meant only for guests or the dowry collected over time and transmitted through generations to the young couples on their wedding day. Pelenia, Drochia District, Moldova.
Last of its kind barter bazaar where people travel from distant places to sell and exchange goods. In the 90's when people weren't paid for almost a year, this market provided for their families. Taraclia, Causeni District, Moldova.
This project is the documentation of Moldova’s national identity reflected in culture, folklore, and daily life. In the face of globalization, technological revolution and the massive exodus of Moldovan people, the thesaurus of Moldovans' national inheritance and their very identity is at risk to be irreversibly lost and forgotten. This project aims at documenting Moldova’s way of life to collect a visual reference of the nation's unique cultural heritage.