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    Book Review: On “Moskva” by Sandra Ratkovic

    March 6, 2018

    With her documentary photographs in the illustrated book “Moskva” Sandra Ratkovic directs her gaze to the ordinary everyday life of the people in Moscow and captures with her camera strange, absurd and bizarre moments of everyday life in this megacity. The powerful colours and the oblique motifs of the photographs give the viewer a sense of the contrasts of this city, with which their inhabitants are confronted day by day. There is the comparison of tradition and modernity, of old,…

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  • Books

    Book Review: On “Provintsiya”

    The photographer Heinrich Völkel and the poet Hendrick Jackson embark on a literary journey through the vastly unknown Russian province. This journey is premised on the thesis that essentially all places outside of Moscow…

    February 13, 2018
  • art

    Katerina Belkina, Artist, Weissensee

    Introducing Katerina Belkina. The Berlin-based Russian grew up in Samara. With a population of about one million people, Samara is still considered somewhat provincial by Russian standards. By the time Katerina had reached her…

    February 9, 2017
  • photography

    Ira Thiessen, Photographer, Neukölln

    Introducing Ira Thiessen. Ira is an incredibly talented photographer who recently graduated from the renowned Berlin photography school, Ostkreuzschule. Thiessen’s work is making appearances across many of the major newspapers at the moment, from…

    May 30, 2016
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    Sasha Kharchenko, Photographer, Neukölln

    Introducing Sasha. Sasha arrived in Berlin approximately three years ago, up until which she had lived her entire her life in the Ukrainian city of Odessa. “One day I was sitting on the couch…

    March 2, 2016