From the series "In captivity II"

Edition of 5+2AP
2017
Materials: printing on archival hahnemuhle paper
75 sm x 50 sm
Category: new and trustworthy artists photography prints
Item Number: 011265
55 399 / 900 €
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About the Work
About the Artist

A series of reflections on the topic of animal habitat within the metropolis. While we are in zoos, we usually do not pay attention to many details, in particular to the decorations built around animals. The camera allows you to document the moment at which animals in an artificially created space turn into museum exhibits, and the whole photograph looks like a painting. This project is a kind of conceptual artistic typology of the habitats of animals in captivity.

Roman Sazonov was born in 1991 in Naberezhnye Chelny. Lives and works in Moscow. In 2018 he graduated from the British Higher School of Art and Design, "Photography and Video Art". Participated in exhibitions in Russia and Europe since 2016.

In his works, focusing on the relationships between man and the environment. Slowly and painstakingly choose the subjects and space for shooting, paying great attention to framing and detail to create a poetic space that convey the utopian and melancholic motifs which are characteristic of the Romantic era.