“They are not just ‘social photographs,’ as many people see them, they are my personal encounters and scenes. Every added picture is another chapter in my own history. And when I get asked why I go after ‘life’s unpleasant side,’ I reply, ‘because I am a part of it.’” – Dmitry Markov, 2017 galerie du jour agnès b. presents the works of Russian photographer Dmitry Markov at Paris Photo 2019. His unflinching documentation of daily life in the Russian province of Pskov on the outskirts of urbanity weaves a narrative of human vulnerability, addiction, candor, and pathos. Photography came late...
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