“The shadow of uncreated creatures…” Marina Shumakova.

I was born and raised in Chelyabinsk, Russia. Chelyabinsk – the city of a fallen meteorite. It was the brightest most existential experience in my life. The ultra-bright skies made huge lances that cut it into two parts, drawing blood bright streaks, shadows of objects running in a circle, like a…

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Soft Focus: A Collection of Russian Photography – Valeriya Chumachenko

The project “SOFT FOCUS” brings together the work of nine women photographers from Russia: Angela Usmanova, Irina Kataeva, Anastasia Chikanovskaya, Alena Zabolotina, Marina Shumakova, Marusia Makhmutova (Chelyabinsk), Kira Malkova (Vladivostok), Olga Lyan (Seoul) , Tatiana Shvetsova-Yaperova (St Petersburg). “SOFT FOCUS. Women art photography” was first opened in January 2015 in…

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That’s How The Light Gets In

Naomi Kamat, originally born in Bath, UK, has lived most of her life on the West Coast of Ireland. Her practice, informed by her studies in both Fine Art and Photography, embraces traditional photography methods such as 35mm, medium format and large format photography, in favour of their tactile nature.…

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Fear of Disappearance – Mariya Ustymenko

I began to work on (or rather started thinking about) my freshly completed photobook Fear of Disappearance in late Spring 2014. At the time I had just recently relocated from a coastal village in Essex to a much more commutable edge of Surrey, now officially part of the Borough of…

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