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FK Artist – Igor Savchenko

In his conceptual works, Belarusian photographer Igor Savchenko (1962) is focusing on the development of a philosophical code, which would help viewers discover the time caged in these pictures. Savchenko has a degree in electrical engineering, but turned to photography in the 1980s, creating conceptual and experimental works, and frequently using photographs taken by amateurs in the 1930-1950s. Savchenko is changing the meaning of photographs by re-photographing and re-framing them. Savchenko’s works focus on photography as a medium; on the relationship between photography, reality, memory and history. In 2016 his works were exhibited at the main exhibition of Riga Photomonth entitled Territories. Lately he has increasingly turned to literature.

English and Latvian subtitles available