You don't have to be well-versed in Russian folklore to appreciate this surreal take on childhood classics. Russ Land, a series by photographer Uldus Bakhtiozina, reimagines fairy tales through a very personal lens.
At the beach! She told the seashell her story, whispering every secret her memories held. Then she laid that shell at the ocean's edge and watched the tide pick it up and bring it out to sea. Hopefully, the mermaids will get her message.
Uldus Bakhtiozina a Russian artists and master of Photography created unique version of Russian fairy tales and history. Pagan Slavic roots and ethno folklore are the focus of her work, true Russian lands in her eyes.
The Zhar-Ptitsa (Firebird), an elusive and majestic creature considered to be the Russian version of the legend of the Phoenix. Slavic Wonderland: Uldus Bakhtiozino - The Mysteries of Old Russian Folk Tales
Russian Artist Creates Surreal Photos To Illustrate Traditional Fairy Tales
Wry photos that turn stereotypes upside down; Artist Uldus Bakhtiozina uses photographs to poke fun at societal norms in her native Russia. A glimpse into Russian youth culture and a short, fun reminder not to take ourselves too seriously.