Project Description

Bogdan Tiganov


Bogdan Tiganov was born in Braila, Romania, and currently resides in London. He has worked as an English language teacher and as an artist. His work has appeared in various magazines including Orbis and Aesthetica, and he has published four books including Romanian For Sale.


didn’t excite me
but I was told
he kept painting
tranquil landscapes
and lilies
when his real life
was insufferable

so my scene is this:
a small tree
dark and rich and deep
growing in a tidy garden
the heat and storms have
harmed some branches
blue and green