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.
For about 3 months I tried to take pictures of the landscape in the village. Landscape with a pathway (in russian – mostki). Catch the necessary light that would show them from the side with which they are unknown.
Your print edition is fantastic! Every artists gets a separate section. It was very interesting to look at other projects and find out more about other modern artists. Thank you for the opportunity to become a part of DODHO!
Elvira Kolerova is a Russian-born photographer who currently lives and works in Berlin, Germany. She holds a master’s degree in American Studies from the Humboldt University of Berlin and is studying fine art photography at the moment.
In my series, Underground Moscow – Berlin I try to capture these two places in a different way, to show the ongoing movement, the business of the places, where you are in a constant crowd – still alone.
Maslenitsa is one of the oldest Slavic holidays, which has its origins in pagan traditions. In the folk calendar of the Eastern Slavs, the celebration marks the border of winter and spring. It is the analogy of the carnival in European countries.
Earth equally soaks up temple and shit. Close your eyes for a minute, and cities surrounding you will disappear. So-called artefacts, like buildings, highways, airports or shopping malls, which are considered to be the proof of superiority of certain species of this planet.
When I am visited by idea for creation of pictures, I do sketches or records in a notebook. The idea is born incidentally and occupies all my thoughts. I begin search of object for shooting, I think over clothes, details, a location and color scale.
Designer clothes, unique handbag gremlin and crystal. It would seem like to combine they elements?! Creating this strange image, teen style in clothing and unusual accessories made these photos interesting and unusual.
Moscow (January 27 – April 3, 2016) The Lumiere Brother Center for Photography presents a new exhibition on January 27 Gaudeamus, the opening of which will coincide with the celebration of Student’s Day in Russia.
I am young photographer from Belarus. I like to work in different styles, but most of all I shoot fashion and fine art . I work with glossy magazines and always participate in various projects. Every day I get new ideas for the photo shoot, I’m not tired to invent and create!
The White Cliffs are made of white chalk. The chalk is just like the kind used on chalkboards. Long ago, the whole place was at the bottom of a sea. Many tiny sea creatures died. They left their bones and shells there.
Moscow (Oct 3 – Nov 29, 2015) The Lumiere Brothers Center for Photography is pleased to announce an exhibition of one of the most important photographers of XX century – Elliott Erwitt. 45 color-photographs
Josef Stalin deported the Ingush people to Siberia and Central Asia from their homes in Russia’s North Caucasus in 1944. The Soviet dictator inflicted such harrowing displacements upon a number ethnic minorities deemed suspicious during the Second World War.
2009 marked the 30th anniversary of the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan and 15 years since the war in Chechnya broke out. In both conflicts the Russian Special Forces (Spetsnaz) played key, front-line roles.
Moscow (14 May / 6 Sep ) The Lumiere Brothers Center for Photography marks its 5th anniversary by the exhibition that spans the history of Soviet and Russian photography of the 20th century as seen through the magazine Soviet Photo.
My name is Dina and I tell animate stories about inanimate objects”. I’m a person with little paper cities, sugar cubes, moon from polymer clay, doll’s miniatures, broken cups, handmade Rube Goldberg machine, repainted puzzles, wire trees, cardboard dragons and spilled coffee.
There is so much sincerity, light, and simplicity in children portrait, it is so interesting to take pictures of them as they are full of love, surprises, and are generally open to the world. I love and am fascinated by children’s eyes
For me the ‘Russian Season’ is a personal project and I take the pictures from my understanding and vision of Russian nature and Russian soul. Certain illustrations of this series especially refer the viewer to Russian fairy tales and folklore.
Svalbard is cold, dark and isolated island. Norway and Russia are the only two nations with settlements there. It was the coal mining that established communities in Svalbard during the 1920s and nowadays still remains the main industry.
At the moment when I took a camera in my hands for the first time I thought that it must be very interesting to create in this field. I felt that a camera can help do a lot, much more than merely document facts.