Karelo & Marena
The adventures of Karelo & Marena
The First Journey
The journey of two true friends in space and time.
Digital collages assembled mainly from the artist's own photographs.
I am Istvan Ocztos, manager of Karelo & Marena, the two worldwide travelers.
We met one morning in 2006 when all of a sudden I found them on my desk.
They were having a conversation but were not really surprised to see me. They turned to me kindly and smiled. Then they began to tell me about their unusual lives and adventures. Time passed quickly and we soon became friends. Since then I have been accompanying them wherever they go and I make sure they are fine. Well, not really everywhere - just like all of us, they sometimes need their own space to be on their own and we should respect that. I have been taking photos of the two of them and their trips, and they also gave me access to some older materials from the times before we met...