“Polite fish” is a phenomenon and an attribute often met in Asian culture– a situation when two absolute opposites are forced to interact and in that forced interaction show both utmost politeness and act with extreme caution.
Russian-Chineese border extends for over 4000 kilometers.
Elena Anosova spent 2 months living and working in three Russian female penal colonies, exploring the inner world of the inmates based on her own childhood experiences of living in a closed rehabilitation school. The result is a striking series called ‘Section’ that reveals how being in confinement and under constant surveillance disfigures and traumatize a person.
Due to its extreme northerly location Murmansk experiences an annual 40-day long polar night from 3 December to 11 January. During this period, when the sun remains constantly below the horizon, a semi-twilight occurs each day for only a few hours around noon. For the rest of the time, the city is wrapped up in darkness.
RUSSIA’S ONLY GULAG MUSEUM WILL NOW HONOR THE AUTHORITIES, NOT VICTIMS OF THE GULAG ANYMORE
Oksana Yushko has decided to focus her project on love that bonds Russia and Ukraine together by picturing Russian-Ukrainian couples from both countries.
Driving up to the Barents seashore feels like heading to the middle of nowhere. Ironically, in winter the drive is much smoother and twice faster — flattened snow compensates 40 km of unpaved road.
“Fathers” is a visual performance by Russian artist Maria Ionova-Gribina that explores how Russian men identify themselves through parenting. Childless young men are invited to be photographed without being informed about the theme.