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SIBERIA in the Eyes of Russian Photographers

November 5 to December 15, 2013


Crib, Siberia

Alexander Kuznetsov

Holiday, Vissarion sect, City of the Sun, Krasnoyarsk Territory, 2006

Dyebabov, SIBERIA

Dmitry Dyebabov

Hundred-year-old pike, Olkhon Island, Lake Baikal, 1938

Exhibition Overview

The exhibition presents unknown Siberia as photographed by Russians. These photographs, many shown in the West for the first time, span more than 150 years, between the 1860s and 2011. This is a history of Siberia and a history of photography all in one. A book published by Prestel will coincide with the opening of the exhibition. The exhibition is organized by the Foundation for International Arts & Education, and curated by Leah Bendavid-Val. National Geographic, American University’s Initiative for Russian Culture, and the Russian Union of PhotoArtists and PhotoSoyz Agency, support the exhibition.

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Produkin-Gorskii, SIBERIA

Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii

Bashkir switchman on Trans-Siberian Railway, near town of Ust Katav on Yuryuzan River, 1912
Mesyagutov, SIBERIA

Rasul Mesyagutov

Nagaev Bay in winter, Magadan region, 2006
Potapov, SIBERIA

Sergei Potapov

Koryak foothills, Kamchatka, 2000

Kuznetsov, SIBERIA

Alexander Kuznetsov

Baptism in Vissarion sect, City of the Sun, Krasnoyarsk Territory, late 1990s

Kutznetsov, SIBERIA

Alexander Kuznetsov

Religious procession, Vissarion sect, City of the Sun, Krasnoyarsk Territory, Late 1990s


Vladimir Sedykh

Base camp coordinator, forest mapping expedition, Lar-egan river, Western Siberia, 1975

Rudenko, SIBERIA

Anastasia Rudenko

Newlyweds, suburbs of Novosibirsk, November 2010

Maximishin, SIBERIA

Sergei Maximishin

Vladivostok, 2009

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