By devoting so much space to the photographers of yesterday, the Moscow Biennale acknowledges the educational importance of photography. The ties between the past and the future are sometimes very close. “Photography is more and more becoming a part of our daily lives. The photograph ‘eats’ words; it’s much easier to communicate through an image than through words,” says MAMM director Olga Sviblova. She reminds us how much photography has become a veritable language for the young Russian generation, as is the case for other people with restricted freedom.
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