“In the work of seven Russian photographers—Oleg Dou, Galina Chirikova, Sergey Maximishin, Igor Mukhin, Margo Ovcharenko, Antanas Sutkus and Maria Yastrebova—joy is ironic, tender, funny, melancholic and ecstatic. And as if often the case, Russian joy is somewhat sad. What do you want? This damn Russian soul won’t let go of us, so I went looking for joy in all its forms to celebrate summer.”
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