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Elena Anosova
Polite Fish cover

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.

Publication: Elena Anosova in Internazionale

Wednesday, October 28th, 2015

© Elena Anosova

 

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Elena Anosova
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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.

Publication: Lilia Li-Mi-Yan in Aftenposten Innsikts

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015


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Olga Kravets
ViktorÕs fishing hut and his boat

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.

Max Sher
Perm-36

RUSSIA’S ONLY GULAG MUSEUM WILL NOW HONOR THE AUTHORITIES, NOT VICTIMS OF THE GULAG ANYMORE

Oksana Yushko
love zone

Oksana Yushko has decided to focus her pro­ject on love that bonds Rus­sia and Ukraine together by pic­tur­ing Russian-Ukrainian couples from both countries.

Olga Kravets
Teriberka

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.

Maria Ionova-Gribina
"Fathers"

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.

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