Ukraine through the lenses of its modern women photographers

Reading Period: 4 minutes To coincide with Female in Focus 2021, Kateryna Radchenko, founder and curator associated with Ukraine’s only contemporary photography festival, discusses Ukrainian women’s contribution to the medium within the context of the country’s cultural and historical tensions Female in…

Ira Lupu captures the Ukrainian cam girls navigating ‘the virtual gaze’

Reading Period: 2 minutes Lupu’s ethereal images straddle fantasy plus reality, capturing the liminality of an increasingly online world When Ira Lupu began photographing Ukranian webcam models – “my girls, ” as the girl calls them – the girl hoped to confront…