Posts Tagged ‘Russia’

this place

16Apr13

These delightfully eerie photos are by St. Petersburg artist, Alexey Titarenko, from his series on St. Petersburg (1991-2009). Extended exposures have blurred – sometimes down to a ghostly presence – the figures within the frame. I love this effect in this context because the half-presence reminds us that history exists within the landscape..and how people […]


Artist t-radya used bandages to draw the faces of fallen Russian WWII soldiers on wooden boards. Then he set them on fire. TitledĀ Eternal Flame, the process of creating these portraits enriches the outcome of the work on both visual and theoretical levels. For instance, the resulting gray-scale is more apparent than the raised surface of […]