something wild coming not from the mind."
— Dmitri Poltavski, a photographer and graphic artist residing in Chita, Russia.
"Under the Surface" captures portraits that are fluid, suspended, reflective, fractured and blurred — easily subject to forces of nature and yet buoyant vessels adrift on a voyage of direct experience — celebrating visible abstraction in everyday life.
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Modern media represents women narrowly: passive, delicate and feminine—a woman in military clothing is practically a visual impossibility. In this portrait series, women don vintage officer uniforms, thus questioning the highly masculine image of military glory and highlighting the proud independence of modern women.