Ana Maria Marcu was raised in Rural Ontario and born in Romania. She is currently pursuing her Fine Arts Degree in Photography at Concordia University in Montreal. Ana Marias artistic practice is communicated through photography, video and performance, often as self-portraiture. She tends to work with themes of identity, sexuality, the internet and immigration. Her work entails a sense of intense vulnerability, which is explored through nudity, emotionality and the female/male gaze.