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New London Exhibition Explores Israel’s Forgotten Caucasian Diaspora

22 November 2017
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  • From the series Adiga: Circassians in Israel” by James Allen

  • From the series Adiga: Circassians in Israel” by James Allen

  • From the series Adiga: Circassians in Israel” by James Allen

A new exhibition chronicling the lives of Israel’s Caucasian diaspora is set to open in London.

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Follow of the week: celebrate the ugly side of Moscow

17 November 2017 · Moscow · Russia
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While many of the popular Instagram accounts devoted to brutalist aesthetics are all about perfectly smooth concrete and geometric lines, @uglymoscow celebrates the city’s visual chaos and peeks into the ugly corners of the city's suburbs and sleeping districts.

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Follow of the week: see the world at a 45 degree angle

20 October 2017 · Moscow · Russia
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Photographers Sergei Minkin and Anastasia Rostova run an Instagram account dedicated to pictures that are split diagonally across.

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Follow of the week: dive into these pleasingly symmetrical communist-era swimming pools

9 October 2017 · Slovakia
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Enter the pastel-coloured and symmetrical world of communist-era swimming pools, as photographed by Slovakian photographer, Mária Švarbová.

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Meet the 62-year-old muse of Russian label 12Storeez’s new lookbook

4 October 2017 · Russia
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  • 12Storeez October 2017 lookbook. Image: 12Storeez / VK

  • 12Storeez October 2017 lookbook. Image: 12Storeez / VK

  • 12Storeez October 2017 lookbook. Image: 12Storeez / VK

  • 12Storeez October 2017 lookbook. Image: 12Storeez / VK

  • 12Storeez October 2017 lookbook. Image: 12Storeez / VK

  • 12Storeez October 2017 lookbook. Image: 12Storeez / VK

  • 12Storeez October 2017 lookbook. Image: 12Storeez / VK

  • 12Storeez October 2017 lookbook. Image: 12Storeez / VK

  • 12Storeez October 2017 lookbook. Image: 12Storeez / VK

Russian clothing brand 12Storeez has launched a new lookbook in time for October, starring 62-year-old model Valentina Yasen.

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Follow of the week: explore the roofs of the world with this Ukrainian climber

22 September 2017 · Kiev · Ukraine
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If you're bothered by heights, you might want to proceed with caution — Kiev-born urban climber Vitaly Raskalov takes on some of the world's tallest buildings.

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Gosha Rubchinskiy shoots Burberry for London exhibition

19 September 2017 · Russia
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Photographs by Gosha Rubchinskiy are on show in London as a part of the Burberry Here We Are exhibition curated by the brand's president and chief creative officer Christopher Bailey.

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Tbilisi Photo Festival 2017: who, what, where and when

8 September 2017 · Tbilisi · Georgia
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  • Thomas Dworzak. Image: Tbilisi Photo Festival / Facebook

  • Ronald Patrick. Image: Tbilisi Photo Festival / Facebook

  • Benjamin LeBrun. Image: Tbilisi Photo Festival / Facebook

  • Roun Ry. Image: Tbilisi Photo Festival / Facebook

  • Marcus Bleasdale. Image: Tbilisi Photo Festival / Facebook

  • Tbilisi Night of Photography, 2016. Image: Tbilisi Photo Festival / Facebook

The eighth edition of the Tbilisi Photo Festival will begin on 13 September, showcasing the works of over 350 photographers from around the globe. 

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After the firebird: tales of magic from Russia’s Pskov region

7 September 2017 · Russia
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  • After the Firebird, 2017, Ekaterina Vasilyeva

  • After the Firebird, 2017, Ekaterina Vasilyeva

  • After the Firebird, 2017, Ekaterina Vasilyeva

  • After the Firebird, 2017, Ekaterina Vasilyeva

  • After the Firebird, 2017, Ekaterina Vasilyeva

  • After the Firebird, 2017, Ekaterina Vasilyeva

St Petersburg-based photographer Ekaterina Vasilyeva has spent six years documenting the tiny village of Andrushino in Russia's western Pskov region. Born of intrigue sparked by Vasilyeva's own grandparents, her self-published project After the Firebird delves into the magic and mystery of folklore and superstition.

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Spying on Moscow: Denis Esakov presents the Russian capital from above

6 September 2017 · Moscow · Russia
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  • Ostankino Tower. Image: Spying on Moscow: A Winged Guide to Architecture, 2017, Denis Esakov, Dom Publishing

  • Russian Army Theatre. Image: Spying on Moscow: A Winged Guide to Architecture, 2017, Denis Esakov, Dom Publishing

  • Garden Quarters residential complex. Image: Spying on Moscow: A Winged Guide to Architecture, 2017, Denis Esakov, Dom Publishing

  • Garden Quarters residential complex. Image: Spying on Moscow: A Winged Guide to Architecture, 2017, Denis Esakov, Dom Publishing

  • Universal Friendship Sports Hall. Image: Spying on Moscow: A Winged Guide to Architecture, 2017, Denis Esakov, Dom Publishing

Earlier this summer, Russian photographer Denis Esakov released Spying on Moscow: A Winged Guide to Architecture — the first book to capture Moscow with a drone-mounted camera and reveal the fifth facade of the city's architectural treasures.

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