Eastern Europe DIRECTORY


Duesseldorf Photo Weekend 2018

Dusseldorf (16 – 18 February 2018) For the seventh edition of the Duesseldorf Photo Weekend, more than 40 institutions, galleries and off-spaces will be presenting a wide-ranging program around the medium of photography.

Karavas by Marcel Kolacek

Negombo’s inhabitants are Karavas, Tamil and Sinhali fishermen, who in the middle of the fifteenth century under the influence of Portuguese missionaries converted massively to Christianity.

Matryoshka Dolls by Sascha Bauer

I have asked my mother to tell me about the similarities and differences she sees in me, her and my grandmother. I have learnt a lot about three of us from what she told me.

The Photography of Elena Oganesyan

People tend to hide their innermost feelings. We don’t like to discuss them or express them in daily life. Through photography I connect with my own hidden fears and desires – I can fix my inner chaos.

The Photography of Florin Ion Firimitã

When I finished my first novel, about one year ago, besides a sense of relief (I spent over a decade working on it), I wondered if there were any readers left in the world. At a very basic level, my book is a story about a photographer who needs a rebirth.

Guardian by Yulia Artemyeva

The village is the cradle of the Russian civilization. This is where it has its roots. It has preserved its primeval soul, pure and simple. Through centuries of building a unique eco-system, it has turned into a self-sufficient organism living by its own rules and customs.

Its a Kind of Magic KireevArt

This body of work is, to some extent, an alternative version or a continuation of the portfolio “Palette of Fantasies” presented to this contest as well. Therefore, it is possible to treat both portfolios in a similar way.

Interview with Ivan Pushkin

Ivan Pushkin is Russian visual artist working at the intersection of photography and digital media and exploring the perception of reality by contemporary human and society. He graduated from Maxim Gorky Literature Institute and the School of Photography of Elena Sukhoveeva and Victor Khmel.

Antonie by Liliana Pham

I have been a model since 2009. I’ve done it for more than 7 years. It was my hobby and I was building a network of contacts that have been useful for the field that I studied, which was Fashion design.

The Story Of one Family by Anna Galley

This story is about my grandmother. She is now 90 years old. She has 5 children, 10 grandchildren, and 5 great grandchildren. This story shows how one person is able to pull together a large family and keep  love in this family for many years.

Voidness by Maria Kokunova

This project has become a visual expression of my pregnancy journey and experience of giving birth. I’ve been child free for a long time. But one day I’ve understood that something inside me has changed

History of Russia by Makoveeva Svetlana

This project brings together 14 of the characters involved in the reconstruction of various periods of Russian history: from the 9th century when we find the earliest mention of the Ancient Russia, until the end of the second world war.

Color Street Photography by Wojtek Ryzinski

Wojtek lives in a rural area of Ireland, where there is not that many opportunities for a street photographer, but he does travel a lot. In his street portfolio, there are pictures from Tokyo, New York, Morocco, India, and many European destinations.

Portraits by Maria Plotnikova

Photographer Maria Plotnikova was born and raised in Moscow, lived in South America for several years. Until 2010 she worked as a sports and reportage photographer in the federal media

Anchors by Yulia Artemyeva

While working on this project, I was looking at reasons why people choose to stay in bed while the society requires them to be active from morning till night, unless they get sick, either physically or emotionally.

Anatomy of a photograph by Kamila Karpinska

It’s very funny story. I was on Christmas/New Year’s Eve vacations with my husband. We arrived to Berlin Sofitel Hotel like every year this period. We woke up after first night and there was a fantastic light of morning sun after the night snowing.

Mikhail Batrak ; Surrealism and Empiricism

Mikhail Batrak is a Ukrainian artist whose work examines the relationship between perception, Surrealism and empiricism. His creative process involves taking photographs with a digital camera and manipulating the results using computer software, combining disparate elements to create unexpected hybrid images.

Chatting with Denis Esakov

Chatting with Denis Esakov

I’m trying to see the world through architecture, through the sorting of reality. I appropriate the space through arranging it on individual buildings, scenes, architectural details.

Peter Zelei ; Nudes and architecture

At the moment Peter Zelei creates images, but it wasn’t always like this. He is originally a trained pharmacist. He actually has a master and a Dr. title. But he has tried lots of things in the past years.

Correfoc by Adam Buczek

Correfoc can be considered one of the most dangerous festivals on the planet where thousands of people gather on a hot summer day and parade tiny streets of Catalan cities while being sprayed with fire. The spectators are trying to get as close as possible to the fire in order to be cleansed.

Animeyed by Flora Borsi

Flora Borsi is a young fine art photographer from Hungary. She uses exquisite photo manipulation to create surreal images that are thematically focused on identity, relationships, emotions and dreams.

Bart Rozalski ; Street Photographer

Bart Rozalski ; Street Photographer

Polish photographer and designer born in Poznan, studied at the Faculty of Graphics and Visual Communication at the Poznan University of Art, Poland.For more than 20 years he has been active in the advertising industry.

Autre by Victoria Art

Autre by Victoria Art

The project “Autre” was created by the UBERlab conceptual laboratory. Which consists of photographer and stylist from Kiev, Ukraine. The form of the photo project is expressed in the unification of photography and collage.