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About me

photo: Dan Moruzan

Name: Oliver Merce
Date of birth: 28 februarie 1977
Residence: Timisoara, România
Studies: Faculty of Silviculture and Forest Engineering, Transilvania University of Brasov

Awards:

  • 1st Place – “Picture Story” category – Premiile de Fotografie “Mihai Vasile”, 2015;
  • Gold Medal AAFR- International Photographic Salon “Ars Fotografica” – 14th Edition – “Movement” category;
  • Gold Medal IFS – International Photographic Salon “Photo Motion 2015″ – “Life” category;
  • Silver Medal PSA –  International Photographic Salon “Photo Motion 2015″ – “Motion” category;
  • National Silver Medal of Macedonia – International Photographic Salon “Photo Motion 2015″ – “Street” category;
  • 2nd Place and Honorable MentionNational Photographic Art Exhibition Jews in Romania;
  • Bonze Medal AAFR- International Photographic Salon “Ars Fotografica” – 15th Edition – “Antithesis” category;
  • Bronze Medal UPI – International Photographic Salon “Singidunum 2015″ – Serbia –“Street” category;
  • Honorable Mention AAFR – International Photographic Salon “Vasile Venig Laszlo” – “Urban” category, 2014;
  • Honorable Mention AAFR – International Photographic Salon “Vasile Venig Laszlo” – “Lights and Shadows” category, 2015;

Books:

  • The Anatomy of Decay (2016)
  • 5 Years of Shooting Street Photography (2017)

Personal exhibitions:

  • “Street View” – Timisoara, 2014;
  • “Urban Vision” – Iasi, 2014;
  • “Juju”- Timisoara, 2015;
  • “Orasul Nou” – Sequences Photography Festival, Ploiesti, 2015;
  • “The Anatomy of Decay” – Timisoara, 2017;
  • “The Anatomy of Decay” – Bielsko – Biala, Poland (FotoArtFestival), 2017;

Group exhibitions:

  • “Ziua Fotografiei de Strada” – Bucharest, 2013;
  • “Dragobetele saruta fetele” – Bucharest, 2014;
  • “Secvențe urbane” – Photo Romania Festival, Cluj Napoca, 2014;
  • “Labyrinth” – Bucharest, 2014;
  • “Contraste” – Bucharest Photo Week, 2014;
  • “Secvențe clujene” – Photo Romania Festival, Cluj Napoca, 2015;
  • “Argentik II” – Photo Romania Festival, Cluj Napoca 2015;
  • “Oitzarisme 2014″ – Sequences Photography Festival, Ploiesti, 2015;
  • “Versus dar impreuna” – Negresti Oas, 2015;
  • “Oitzarisme 2015″ – Bucharest, 2016;
  • “Street Visions” – Bucharest Photo Week, 2016;
  • “5 O’ Street” – Bucharest Photo Week, 2016;
  • “Analog vs. Digital” – Timisoara, 2016;
  • “Versus dar impreuna” – Negresti Oas, 2016;
  • In/Out Transylvania Photo Festival – photo projection – Cluj Napoca, 2016;

Interviews and appearances in various publications: