Runa Simi

PhotographerKarolina Wojtasik
Prize2nd Place in People / Culture
City/CountryBrooklyn, United States
Photo Date05/2015
Technical InfoCanon Mark III & Profoto B1's
Entry Description

The name of the series "Runa Simi" is Quechuan for our language or people's language. I traveled deep into the Andes to capture unique traditional Quechuan people.

About Photographer

Karolina Wojtasik works in New York, Los Angeles and across the globe. Most recently she shot her signature portrait series in Siberia, Africa, and India. She specializes in Portraits, Entertainment, Advertising and commissioned photography. Her work has been featured in key art campaigns for leading television networks and magazines. She has photographed countless celebrities and her portraits are featured in high-end personal collections. In 2012, she was selected to show her “India” series at the world renowned Art Basel in Miami and was featured in a solo show with Gallery I/D. Her work is part of a permanent collection at the prominent Martin Z. Marguilies Collection in the Wynwood Art District in Miami. Karolina graduated from the International Center of Photography. Born in Warsaw, Poland, she resides in Brooklyn, NY.