The word Rodyna, which in Russian means “homeland” and in the Ukrainian language “kinship”, a photographic journey through a country he left as a young man.
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The most interesting thing for me at present time is portrait photography. No wonder, because the most interesting thing for human is another human.
I belong to the generation born in the country that is not on the map today. This country was called the USSR. Although it has drowned into the history more than 20 years ago, it is still much discussed and talked about.
I am particularly interested in all the stories that the mainstream press don’t consider interesting.
Often forming the vision of the world, people and life we come from confidence, joy and hope to uncomfortable feelings of disappointment, sick and fear. Trying to tell a kid our way
Nenka Ukraine, photo essay by Dina Oganova It was 2009 when i went first time in Kiev (capital) of Ukraine and was totally in love with this amazing country and lovely people. I think Ukrainians and Georgians has a lot of common. 2014 was the hardest and sadness year for this beautiful country, but at […]
Jusqu’à Donetsk, photo essay by Thomas Girondel It was a self-funded project. It consists of street shots and portraits of people I met. The latter entrusted me with their daily concerns regarding events in Ukraine, their opinions about the future of Eastern European countries, freedom of speech, and the fear of a major international conflict. […]
Street Theography, the conflict between the intimate nature of faith and the public… (photo essay by Kostya Smolyaninov)
Koblevo is a well known vacation place for the inhabitants of the ex-Soviet Union, ideal to observe the genuine vitality of it’s visitors, and to narrate the gap between the ideal and real worlds…
This work interrogates the interrogators. Without confessions and guilty pleas, courts everywhere would grind to a halt in an instant…
LU, the Ukrainian nickname for Ludmila, is a work in progress about one of those women that come to Italy from Eastern Europe to grant their family a better life. They usually work as caretakers for old people but Ludmila got ill and was hospitalised for a long period. We met in Italy but I […]
This year marked the 25th anniversary of the world’s worst nuclear accident. I traveled to Chernobyl (Ukraine) to document a village which was never evacuated. When I drove through the settlement, I noticed homes that had been left destroyed and abandoned.
This series was shot in Ukrainian villages during the Fall and Winter of 2009. In countries such as Ukraine, Russia, Belarus and Moldova, life in the countryside is hard to imagine.
he most terrible technological accident of human history knows: Chernobyl, once an unknown place in the rich land of the Ukraine. Now a single chilling word that still casts a dark shadow of death and contamination. Twenty-five years after the disaster that struck Europe, the tragedy continues. Many people live in villages close to the […]