Param Tomanec's Statement and Biography

Turning away from a promising career in the commercial film and advertisement industries, at eighteen years of age Param embarked on a journey of rediscovery. This call to adventure led him to a joining a spiritual yoga ashram of Krishna tradition, located in Hertfortshire since in 1997. There he spent eight years practicing meditation, studying philosophy and learning to serve in a humble spirit. While based in the monastic community, Param worked on photographic documentaries in eastern Africa, Asia, and Europe. Since 2005 he is living in Oxford, UK. Param's creativity is largely inspired by Eastern traditions with filmmakers like Andrei Tarkovsky, Akira Kurosawa and Godfrey Reggio bringing influences into his work.

 

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