“I travel through Russia in search of places that used to have a military, strategic or scientific significance for my country. Previously, these places were closed for the average person, but now they have lost their former status of secrecy. The past is rapidly moving away from us, but to look forward with confidence, you sometimes need to look back.”
Untitled is an anonymous cemetery of Polish prisoners killed at the Gulag forced labor camps Russia, Republic of Komi. A stark reminder of the inhumanity and continuing struggle for freedom.
A recipient of the prestigious World Press Photo Award when he was just 25, Danila Tkachenko studied documentary photography at The Rodchenko Moscow School of Photography and Multimedia. His work has been exhibited and published in Russian galleries and publications.BACK TO PHOTO