“There was also a clause in the Criminal Code which banned the distribution of nudity in photographs, so it put off most photographers from approach this theme.” Nikolay Bakharev in Conversation with Luca Desienna of Gomma Magazine – Translation by Olga Ippolitova – Series Baharevland Nikolay Bakharev’s emotive and controversial images are important […]
This is the sixth and final episode of our “Arrivals and Departures” series with Magnum Photographer Jacob Aue Sobol after his journey photographing what he saw with his Leica M Monochrome through Moscow, Ulaanbaatar and Beijing.
From Case History, 1999 Boris Mikhailov: A New Metaphysician By Helen Petrovsky If we were to define photography today, we would have to posit its essential anonymity. To be more precise, we would have to rethink the very conditions of its theorizing: it is no longer “my” photograph that has to be redeemed by being […]
In 1944, Stalin accused the Chechen people of collaboration with the Nazis and exiled them to central Asia and Siberia. Over the following decade Soviet citizens of numerous ethnic backgrounds came to live in Chechnya, starting a process of integration. It was only in 1957, during Khruschev’s time, that the Chechens themselves slowly began […]
Bruce Gilden – Picnic with a Gangster. Брюс Гилден не перестает удивлять. ASX CHANNEL: Bruce Gilden