Olya Ivanova

 

Contemporary European Photography

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Gorelovka is small village in the middle of taiga in 800 km from Novosibirsk. This place is hard to find even in the Google Map. That’s why it is the best place to escape and hide. Many years ago Christian Old Believers came here to avoid church reform. Then ‘kulaks’ (wealthy peasant) chose this place to escape from Soviet rule. Now many ‘new world antagonists’ came here to live without passports, internet, personal numbers and government.” - Olya Ivanova