• Sylvia de Swaan

    Art & Documentary Photographer
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  • Location: Utica, New York
    Nationality: Romanian Born/Now Ukraine
    Biography:       I’m a Romanian born art and documentary photographer who works on several long-term projects concurrently, often informed or influenced by world events. Thus my longest running work, "Return," currently titled, "Narratives:... read on


Fallen Icons, Utica, ©Sylvia de Swaan 2018, featured on the cover of https://darkwood.atavist.com/, issue #2 "Gods & Godesses
March for Our Lives, Utica, NY 24 March 2018
March for Our Lives, Utica, NY 24 March 2018 ©Sylvia de Swaan
Statue of Liberty on Memorial Parkway, Utica, NY ©Sylvia de Swaan 
Back from the Women's march at Seneca Falls, NY, 20 January 18
The War Game #2 - 2013 in Czernowitz/Chernivttsi ©Sylvia de Swaan
"The Baltic Express," diptych from my early travels through Eastern Europe, newly formatted as a postcard for the gift store at the MWP Museum in Utica, NY
My grandparents, David and Fanny Strum, were deported to Siberia during the war. I brought their photos with me on my first travel to Russian to keep them in mind ©Sylvia de Swaan
The Wedding Guests, Cluj-Napoca, Romania 1994
Mardi Gras Indians, New Orleans, LA, 15 March 2015 ©Sylvia de Swaan
For Our Nation For Us All, May 2017 ©Sylvia de Swaan
Plaster Deer, Clinton, NY, September 2017
Halloween Tableaux, Old Burrstone Road, Utica, NY, October 23, 2017
Sunset Avenue, Utica, NY, June 2017 ©Sylvia de Swaan
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