Tag: Ukraine

Chrispher Nunn’s Stories from Donbas

Reading Time: 5 minutes In his first major solo show, Christopher Nunn offers a rare glimpse of everyday life in the Donbas region of eastern Ukraine: “It was very real, people were dying and the region was fractured”

16 December 2019

BJP-online’s month in photobooks

Reading Time: 5 minutes Publications we loved, and the big news stories from the last month in photobooks – including the nominees from the 2019 Mack First Book Award and an interview with photobook collector extraordinaire Manfred Heiting

28 February 2019

Painting Photography: Victor and Sergey Kochetov

Reading Time: 6 minutes If you wanted to become a professional photographer in the Soviet Union, says Victor Kochetov, you only had two options. Either you could work at an atelier producing pictures for books or postcards, or you could work for the press – and both meant conforming to the ideological pressure of the state. Kochetov chose the first option, and through the 1960s he worked as a commercial photographer in Kharkiv, Ukraine, photographing events such as weddings and funerals, and providing images for books on travel.

30 January 2019