Belarus

Yulia Pankova is often inspired by reading world classics from various cultures as well as her studies in folklore and mythology. Drawn from imagination, the artist’s recent paintings were inspired by “The Tale of Genji”, a masterpiece of Japanese literature written by the noblewoman and lady-in-waiting, Murasaki Shikibu in the early years of the 11th century. Prior […]

  The Chernobyl meltdown was the biggest nuclear catastrophe in world history. 99 per cent of the Belarusian land has been contaminated to varying degrees above internationally accepted levels as a direct result of the disaster. The people of Belarus are very self sufficient, they grow their own crops and vegetables, farm livestock and source […]

POSI+TIVE speaks with Alex Veledzimovich, a photographer living and working in Vitebsk, Belarus.