An Interview with ALEX LEVAC

An Interview With

“I really see myself as anthropologist of the street or a paparazzi of the anonymous, I do not want to call myself a historian, but I want people to look at the pictures in 50 years and see something about Israeli society.”

“Photography Is My Obsession”

Hello Alex, It’s an honor to Interview such an excellent photographer with so much experience, Please introduce yourself to our readers
I was born in Tel Aviv in 1944. At the age of 24, After getting a degree in philosophy and psychology, from TLV University, I left Israel for the first time, for what I thought would be a short trip. In fact, I stayed away for 14 years.

How did you get started in your profession? Was it a coincidence or you studied photography?
I studied Photography in The London College of Printing in London. , Finished my studies there in 1971. Until 1982 I worked as a freelance photographer in various countries: Brazil, France, the U.S and England. I settled back in Israel in 1982 and worked as a photographer doing a big variety of works, mainly as photojournalist.

Read the full article on Israeli Lens Magazine Issue #10 Street Photography

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