The original title of this series can be translated like Vain Youth, or Wasted Youth.
In this flow of images, I want to show the different episodes of my personal life in which I fix my gaze on the situations, objects, and events that are important to me, that transmit and shape my sense of reality.
I explore the world of feelings and thoughts the boundary between concepts of self and other, society and individuality, and ways of expressing these arrayed identities. For the most part, I’m interested in the interior of the human being, social and mental manifestations.
The photography becomes a kind of an intimate diary, a way of interacting with the environment and at the same time as a tool for the study of its formation in modern post-Soviet society.
2010 — ongoing
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