Mee ting with Attila Lorant
Attila Lorant has been a photographer for 10 years. He also writes, publishes and directs films. One of his most important projects is for the founded by him Disappearing Cultures Foundation building up a visual document about various indigenous peoples. Attila Lorant is the first Hungarian whose book with texts and photos has been published by the National Geographic Society. Other published works include: „East Africa is more than a safari“ (2003); „Indian cultures along the Amazon“ (2006); „Wappony“ (2007); „Window to the Sky“ (2009); „The Congo“ (2011) and the „3×3 52 486″ photo diary (2012). His digital publications for iPADs came out in 2012 and 2013. In 2013, IMAGES published about 450 of his photos featuring the peoples of Africa, the Andes and the Amazon. The application which came out in 2013 is a version of his „3×3 52 486″ photo book, enlarged with multimedia and an experimental short film. Attila Lorant often contributes to the National Geographic, Elle and other magazines. He is a multiple international award winner and author of over 50 solo exhibitions abroad (New York, Stockholm, Helsinki, Prague, Sofia, Kinshasa, Budapest, Tallinn, Riga, Seattle). Mr. Lorrant is a grant holder from the Blue Earth Foundation. He is the author of the exhibition which opened the UN International Year of Forests project. When Attila does not roam the world, he is an Art and Film Director and works on his books.