Mary Gelman and Mikhail Domozhilov hold a wide-ranging dis­cus­sion on con­tem­po­rary Russian pho­tog­ra­phy. How does con­tem­po­rary Russian pho­tog­ra­phy devel­op after a total­i­tar­i­an regime? How do Russian pho­tog­ra­phers rep­re­sent their iden­ti­ty and Russian real­i­ty?

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