There’s something strangely organised about Alex A. Naanou’s compositions: every detail seems to have been carefully worked out. Yet the everyday scenes of Moscow today that this young photographer captures are never been contrived. With Naanou, the only interaction is through his very presence: unable to be invisible, he ensures not only that his subjects fknow he is there, but that he becomes part of the happening, too.
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