What? An evening with award-winning documentary photographer Dmitry Markov
Where? SIGS space (Almaty, Kazakhstan)
When? Tuesday August 21 at 7 p.m.
“You look at this Pskov artist’s works and realize that the times of ‘big artists’ will never be gone. They arise out of nowhere in any era — be it the one of painting or Instagram — to thrill and mesmerize us.”
— Kirill Serebrennikov, film director
On Tuesday, August 21, Dmitry Markov will meet with his Almaty audience at SIGS space.
Dmitry Markov is a famous Russian photographer, social worker and volunteer working with troubled children and teenagers. He is “one of the most interesting contemporary documentary photographers”, according to Novaya Gazeta. Over recent years Markov has not been using a professional camera and shoots solely on iPhone. In 2017 Apple chose him to be among 12 photographers in iPhone 7’s promotion campaign.
He cooperates with Getty Images, Esquire, National Geographic, Burn Magazine, Takie dela, Novaya Gazeta, Afisha, Instagram. Markov received a number of professional awards, including Silver Camera prize, PhotoPhilanthropy Activist Award and Getty Images Instagram Grant.
This is Markov’s first visit to Kyrgyz Republic. With a wide-ranging experience that Markov has in documentary making, mobile photography as well as social and volunteer work, the event can be useful for photographers, documentary makers, activists and volunteers.
Dmitry Markov publishes most of his works on his Instagram page: @dcim.ru
Address: SIGS space. 40 Gogol street, Almaty