PhotoVisa 2013 in Krasnodar, Russia (Жертвы моды)

„CLIMATE of CHANGES. Man and His Life. Family. Society. Nature.“ is this year´s topic of the upcoming international photofestival PHOTOVISA in Krasnodar, Russia that will feature „Fashion Victims – Other people´s clothes“ (Жертвы моды – Чужая одежда) as it was selected by the international jury into the contest´s final round. The finalists’ exhibition opens in the framework of the 5th int´l Festival of photography PHOTOVISA on October, 20, 2013. The winner in the category photography/photoseries will be announced at the opening of the exhibition.

The attention on this year´s topic and its relevance in photography is described below according to the festival´s website www.photovisa.ru:

„Photography tells us about the time, being itself a reflection of stereotypes of the modern society vision, where a picture was taken, and changing the stereotypes by presenting the works of Photographers and Artists possessing the magic of discovering new dimensions of reality.

Climate is one of the most pressing and important issues of our time. Life of huge communities of people, cities and states as well as development of the whole biosystems including rivers and forests, mountains and seas, where thousands of plants are growing and millions of flying, floating, crawling and running depends on the fact – will it be colder or warmer on our planet. And among the creatures is mammals species Homo sapiens, the humans.

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Some of the changes are directly caused by human activities, either of entire communities or persons who sometimes change the world on their own –  architects, politicians, engineers, literally changing the world we see, or, like artists, writers or journalists are changing our view of the world. A newborn child or a child leaving the shelter of parents change the climate in the family, as well as teachers and unknown heroes.  Our planet is changing due to the impact of space radiation, meteorites, it is changing due to human influence, is changing over Time…“