"The best photos of Russia - 2009" - open Russia annual project.
Lead Project: Center for Contemporary Art VINZAVOD supported by the Ministry of Culture of Russia.
Yuri Afanasiv, participated in all 5 nominations of the contest:
Architecture of Russia, Russia Nature, People, Events and Everyday Life, Style
Photo by Yuri Afanasiev - Week-days airport (runway at Domodedovo), was among the winners of "Best Photos of Russia - 2009" in nomination "The events and everyday life."
Photography "Everyday airport, part of a series of photo opportunities Domodedovo airport from the air. The complexity of creating this picture is that it is made from the zone where no-fly any aircraft except those aircraft which landed at Domodedovo airport. After lengthy approvals and podgadyvaniya weather had been received long-awaited permission to cross the zone within 2 minutes. (Thanks for your help in organizing the survey group Eastline and the crew of the helicopter.)
More photos can be viewed on the site of the contest "The best photographs of Russia - 2009"
Photos of the winners will participate in a photo exhibition and published in a photo album "Best Photos of Russia.
"The best photos of Russia" - a unique photographic project, which faithfully reflects Russia's reality and tells about the life of the country the eyes of its residents. Images created in various parts of Russia, pose a genuine image of Russia, interesting as Russia, and foreign audience. "The best photos of Russia" - the first project of this magnitude, covering all regions of the country.
Project "Best Photos of Russia" contributes to the development of regional photography and culture of the society as a whole, drawing in the creative process from a wide variety of social and age groups.
It sent more than 16 000 photos of the 300 settlements, 76 of the Federation.
Number of visitors of the exhibition "The best pictures of Russia - 2008" amounted to 40 449 people, reflecting the huge interest of the widest possible audience, the importance of the project for Russia and its citizens, its relevance.
Opening of the exhibition "The best pictures of Russia - 2009" will be held on February 4, invited the participants of the exhibition.
Exhibition will be held from 5 February to 14 March 2010 at the Center for Contemporary Art winery.