Masha Svyatogor

Kurasoushchyna, My love

Explores Masha Svyatogor’s complicated relationship with the Belarusian urban and cultural environment. She tells her story through personal photographs – her childhood photos, images of her parents and friends on the background of neighborhoods of Minsk. Specific issues of Minsk’s urban environment come to the fore such as buildings that do not match the architectural landscape, are not used for their originally intended purpose (or remain incomplete) and also the demolition of historic buildings and districts.

BIO

(b. 1989) is a Belarusian visual artist based in Minsk who works in the field of photography. Studied philology at the Belarusian State University (2008 – 2013). She is the winner of the 2017 MFB Bureau Award for Photographer of The Year. She had been exhibited numerous times since 2014 from Canada to China, and in 2017, had her first solo exhibition.

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