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Click to preview Igor Chirikov. I'm a Russian. And I'm just the same. photo book

The book is a part of my bigger project titled "Self and Other". It is not accidental that the attempt of my national self-identification is behind it. At some moment, having broken out through the “iron curtain” in the early 1990s, traveling over the world, I felt myself to be a “man of the world”, without any ties to my national roots. And I inevitably asked myself: why am I Russian? What do I have in common with other people around me? In what are they like myself? Am I the same, or am I different? And, last, but not least, why do we, Russians, unmistakably single out each other abroad, but prefer not to notice each other? As if we are ashamed of the fact that we are Russian. So, what makes us special? Or are we just like everybody else?

zomby

About the Author

Igor Chirikov
zomby Moscow/Russia

Art Director of the RoutPhotoStudio. Participant and winner of many international and Russian photographic competitions and exhibitions.

Publish Date  February 20, 2013

Dimensions  Small Square  32 pgs   Standard Paper

Category  Arts & Photography

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