Just found some interesting pictures from a personal photography collection of Anna Skladmann, a German freelance photographer that lives and works between New York and Moscow. During travelling and living in Russia, Anna made a few series of photos which show us simple and the same time difficult life of Russian young and adult people.
This series of portraits depicts the generation of young people born in the year of 1991 in Russia. It is the exploration of a society that has been born in the same year as the fall of communism and today celebrates their 20th Anniversary.
The series ‘Little Adults‘ explores what it feels like to grow up as a privileged child in Russia. Entering this recently emerged society of the ‘upper class’ in the manner of a court painter reflects the history and future of Russia.
This ongoing series is a collection of memories from the picturesque seaside resort of Sochi. Sochi is going through a transformation from an old soviet Riviera to starling contrasting glamour of the 2014 winter Olympics.
In the western world, we are overwhelmed by packaged, ready-made and branded food produce, little oasis of simple organic produce exist in all corners of Russia. Most of them are surviving due to dedicated and hard work of small local farmers.
The Photographer: Anna Skladmann