curation and photography
Pierre Verger Prize 2020

Member of the commission of Brazilian Anthropology Association's  Pierre Verger Prize for visual anthropology.

Organizing and curating the 2020 online edition of the Prize.

Curating ethnographic films
  • 2019 Film election committee member on behalf of the CVA (Commission on Visual Anthropology) for the IUAES inter-congress in Poznan, Poland 2019.

  • 2019 Selection committee member for the Brazilian Ethnomusicological Association meeting in Campinas. Programming and technical manager for the best Ethnographic film about Music.

  • Head of selection and programing for “Culese din Balkani”, Bucharest International Ethno-Anthropological Film Festival, Romania. 2016-2017.

  • 2016 Head of selection and programing for “Culese din Balkani”, Bucharest International Ethno-Anthropological Film Festival, Romania.

  • 2016 Selection for I

  • 2015 Communication team and catalogue redactor for Astra film Festival Sibiu 2014, 2015 and 2016.

  • 2014 Film selection committee and programing member for the Gottingen International Ethnographic Film Festival in 2014, Germany.

Installations and  exhibitions
  • Curator and project manager of the DOCT educational project, a multimedia collaborative exploration of Fagaras city in Romania. (3d maps, 3d scanning, photo, audio, video and short stories documentaries). A CEVA (Center for Visual and Anthropological Education – Romania).

  • Project manager tutor and curator of the SomethingELSE Workshops. A multimodal workshop about city life in Fagaras.

  • Participation with a photo essay - “The Pop City” Collective Photo exhibition by Karolina Sobel, London 2014.

Director of Photography
  • 2019 Director of Photography in the TV Series “Da Nascente a Foz”, a documentary about the Tiete River in the Sao Paulo State. To be released in 2019 by Canal Futura. Production Laboratorio Cisco.

  • 2018 Director of Photography and Co-Producer in the feature documentary Globus 70 min., by Clara Kleininger. To be released in 2020.

  • 2017 Director of Photography in the “Running on Empty” installation project by artist. Elana Katz. Exhibited in Chicago, Berlin and Romania.

  • 2017 Director of Photography in the “Aiming for Hoplesness” installation project by artist. Elana Katz. Exhibited in Berlin and Cluj

  • 2016 Director of Photography in the “Spaced Memory” installation project by artist. Elana Katz. Exhibited in Cluj

Still from the project “Aiming for Hoplesness”Elana Katz.

Still from the DOCT project

Photo from the Mamba Negra party

in São Paulo

© 2020 Mihai Andrei Leaha

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