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Siberia

Hosted by the Consul of the Milan Photography Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Thu 18 Jul 19:00 - 20:00

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I am pleased to invite you to visit the photo exhibition “Days of Night - Nights of Day” at Protected content , the 1st photo documentary in Italy from Elena Chernyshova.

Born in Moscow in Protected content , Elena attended the Academy of Architecture. After 2 years of activity in the field of architecture, she decides to undertake a 30,000 km bike trip, from Toulouse (France) to Vladivostok (Russia) and back, crossing 26 countries, in contact with cultures and experiences far from her everyday life.
The journey allowed to develop her investigative research focused on the analysis of the living conditions of the human being and on the ability to adapt, in different political, economic and environmental conditions.
A selection of shots taken between Protected content , to document the life of the inhabitants of Noril'sk Protected content , Siberia, the 2nd largest city over the Arctic Circle (after Murmansk), one of the 10 most polluted cities in the world.
The city and its metallurgical and mining industries were built in Protected content Gulag prisoners who worked in inhuman conditions of extreme cold and hunger.

In Protected content , Elena received a prestigious award from the Jean-Luc Lagardère Foundation, in Paris, which focuses its activities on supporting the most innovative and original projects of young talents, promoting cultural diversity, supporting the new promises of the world of the Art.

AFTER THE EXHIBITION we'll get a pizza nearby.

See you there!