Spectator Pass (2014) by the Russian photographer Julia Abzdaltinova documents the resort city of Sochi and Russian sport fans during the 2014 Winter Olympics. When you delve deeper, however, this series really focuses on the visual representations of national identity and how that pans out in the context of one of the biggest sports events in the world.
Masters and Servants (2014) by a Turkmen photographer Lilia Li-Mi-Yan portrays well-off Russian families and their domestic helpers in a revealing way… Masters and Servants is a series of staged portraits of ‘masters’ […]
Direction-Space! by Maria Gruzdeva is a documentary photography project about the Russian space industry and its two most iconic sites – Star City and Baikonur. Once top-secret locations, both sites opened their doors […]
Tiksi by Evgenia Arbugaeva is a mesmerizing project about a small town on the Arctic coast of northern Siberia, where Arbugaeva comes from. During Arbugaeva’s childhood, Tiksi was an important military […]
Pastoral (2008 – 2012) by Alexander Gronsky (born in Estonia, based in Latvia) is a documentary series portraying the outskirts of Moscow, Russia. As Gronsky explains, the main focus of the project […]