My Moscow | Photographer : Igor Moukhin | BLACK AND WHITE | Scoop.it

Igor Vladimirovich Moukhin (И́горь Влади́мирович Му́хин), is a Soviet and Russian photographer. Since 1989, he has been working as an independent photographer. In the mid-1990s, he worked on documentary projects about Moscow and provincial Russia. 

 

Igor is reputed one of the most important contemporary Russian photographers. He is based in Moscow and besides continuing his practice as a photographer, he lectures at Rodchenko School of Photography.
Using his individual and familiar style Moukhin reconstructs and explores reality of  post-soviet society in his native city Moscow. The images expose public and private life of various strata of citizens, different kinds of political, public or artistic groups and subcultures. 

 

This way, the book My Moscow (http://www.amazon.co.uk/Igor-Moukhin-My-Moscow-Photographs/dp/9053307672) covers the great epoch of changes and course of life of numerous generations of Moscovites that were faced with this twenty-five years period of changes and hope.
The book also contains a very personal interview by Irina Meglinskaya with Igor Moukhin and an essay by the famous Russian modern writer Zakhar Prilepin.