Alexandra Mirzac
Street Corner Telephone


Un-commissioned | Professional

Why did you make this work:
I was invited to take part in an exhibition named "5Poems" among another 4 illustrators. Each of us received a poem to illustrate, my poem was "Street Corner Telephone" by Romanian poet Cristi Popescu.

How was the illustration used:
The illustration was an experiment and is now an important piece in my portfolio. It was first exhibited as part of the cultural festival Street Delivery and later in the bookshop and gallery Carturesti and Friends - Studio Receptor, in Bucharest.

How did you make this work:
The technique used: mixed media on paper. Executed with tempera, oil pastels and coloured crayons. I used a small colour palette, the predominant colours are Prussian blue and Vermilion Red.

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Currently Based:
Bucharest, Romania

Alexandra Mirzac is a visual artist based in Bucharest. She has a BA and an MA in Graphic Arts from the National University of Arts Bucharest. Alexandra's work concentrates in creating picture books, her first book will be published with Tate Publishing in October 2020.