• Bird’s eye view of Minsk
  • Bird’s eye view of Minsk
  • Lake Minsk, a recreation area where young people gather after work
  • Mikhael from Zhodino city. he is a painter who currently works as a security guard in a factory.  At 21, five years ago, he attempted suicide by shooting himself in his chest.
  • Andrei, photographer, one of the representatives of the underground culture in Belarus
  • Constantine Martinov (as he claims) is a homeless man who makes a few bucks by doing work in the Military Cemetery in Minsk
  • Man walking his dog in Minsk
  • Poetry reading attracts enormous audiences in Minsk. People use these literature readings (conducted in Belarusian) as some kind of a protest, to demonstrate their critical position.
  • Vladimir Labtsevich, 22, is a painter and is part of a rock band called “Maya Impression”.  After two unsuccessful suicide attempts, he now lives with his wife and studies at the Minsk State Fine Art School named after AK Glebov.
  • “Kupalle” is the most brloved and cherished pagan holiday in contemporary Belarus. It is a hedonistic summer celebration of fertility in the name of a female God - Kupala.
  • Capoeira in the streets of Minsk
  • Orthodox Church religious ceremony on May 24, 2008
  • Downtown Minsk. Architecture elements from the Soviet era.
  • Shot from a bridge
  • On the train tracks between Minsk and Moscow
  • Typical handmade cover of a Soviet-era soldier’s personal album
  • Suburbs of Mink
  • Near Pinsk
  • Road
  • Trees
  • Antonina Dayko, one of the few villagers who still preserves the rituals and traditions of the pagan festivities still celebrated in Belarus
  • During the pagan festivities in Belarus
  • Feast during the pagan festivities in Belarus
  • Old woman standing in the doorway in typical Belarusian dress
  • Kids walking in the streets of Minsk
  • Suburbs of Minsk
  • Young couple walking in the fog