Strength in Unity or Photography as political Participation
The Shilo Group are three younger generation Ukrainian photographers (Vladyslav Krasnoshchok, Sergiy Lebedynskyy and Vadym Trykoz), which in its work deals with current and past social conditions of Ukraine. Their most prominent project, Euromaidan, 2014, received numerous awards and nominations, e.g. ranking among the top twenty photobooks of 2014, according to the Paris Photo and the Aperture Foundation. In terms of ideological orientation, as well as artistic experimentation, the group directly refers to the Kharkiv School of Photography, a creative movement, which began in the 1970’s. The most prominent representative is the world-renowned photographer Boris Mikhailov.
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