Russian Fairytales By way of The Eyes Of Photographer Uldus Bakhtiozina


style=”text-align: justify;”>By way of her pictures, Russian photographer Uldus Bakhtiozina takes an unexpectedly surreal take a look at conventional Russian fairytales. The tales, usually stuffed with pagan symbols, myths, and spooky settings, are introduced into fashionable actuality. With eccentric costumes and unsettling environment, Bakhtiozina blends fashionable trend images and ethnic heritage collectively.

It’s all about telling a narrative. I’m continuously impressed and my approach of expressing that is by taking pictures, it’s my approach of sharing my experiences,” writes Bakhtiozina. “There are approach too many bland, chilly, boring trend and way of life pictures on the market. My pictures attempt to categorical one thing deeper than at this time’s common fashionable picture method. I wish to be studying one thing or feeling one thing after I’m a photograph – so I attempt to create the identical expertise with my images. With my artwork. With my Life!

Extra data: uldus.com (h/t: boredpanda)

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Winter Face

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Ivan The Prince

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Ivan is the widespread hero in Russian fairy tales. Usually, his objective is to search out one thing that nobody else can. Though, he speaks with animals, flies on carpets, fights with dragons, he’s usually known as a idiot. Nonetheless, etymologically durak (‘idiot’ in English) means “somebody who follows the solar”. Sadly, the phrase had gained a detrimental which means in Slavic languages.

Soul Of Forest

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Baba Yaga

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Baba Yaga had been reworked into a nasty character in fashionable Russian fairy tales, though initially she was a powerful sorcerer who opened the gate to different world. The title of that world is Three Ninth Kingdom in fairy; the land is roofed in kisel shores and milky rivers.”

Magic of Kisel shores

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Olenushka and her brother Ivanushka

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Tsarevna the Frog

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Princess Frog’s story is unhappy. In accordance with this fairy story, “type individuals” (!) turned a princess right into a frog (in keeping with one other model, it was her father who did it as a result of she was smarter than him). She was residing within the swamps however as soon as she obtained fortunate, the story begins…

White Swan and Milky Rivers

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The Seven Knights and the Useless Princess

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Crimson Magnificence/ Krasna Devica

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Crimson magnificence (Krasna devica) was once a reputation for any younger fairly lady in Russian land, although which means once more has nothing to do with the colour however with the goddess of modesty and freedom of youth.

Milky Rivers

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