Lisa Wdowina

Lisa Wdowina was born in Moscow in 1993. Studied Photojournalism at Lomonosov Moscow State University (Moscow). Since 2017 she is a student of Rodchenko Art School (Moscow) on Documentary photography. Since 2013 she has been participating in different exhibitions among them are «085» 2019 (personal exhibition, Rodchenko Art School, Moscow), «Being 20 in» 2019 (Halle Saint-Gery, Brussels, Belgium) ,«Uchebnaya trevoga» 2018 (Winzavod; Moscow), «Mishen» 2019 (the Foundation of Vladimir Smirnov and Konstantin Sorokin; Moscow) , «Nevolya» 2018 (Gilyarovsky Center; Moscow), «Klassnoye Sobraniye» 2018 (Winzavod; Moscow), «Stolknovenije» 2017 (Zverevskiy Center of Contemporary Art; Moscow) etc.

085

Flora VSR-98
"Flora VSR-98" is the name of common camouflage, which the girls from the Russian cadet police school wear. Russian police system is very masculine. While camouflage is mostly men's attribute and associated with force and brutality, the name "Flora" refers to blooming and femininity.
While being only 14-15 years old, girls embark on a path of brutal patriarchy of the military regime.
Trying to combine femininity, youth, and the harsh reality of service, they are doomed to be new faceless cogs in a war machine.
I'm interested in the interaction between the system ruled by men and the evolving girls' world. The way how they express themselves, looking for their sexuality, tiny details popping out through the official uniform. The system changes them, but they also shift its boundaries.


(work in progress)

Undine
(work in progress)
Distance: 8 hours

In the age of email, chats, photos and video calls, high-speed trains and airplanes long
distance relationships take a new form.
Distance here is only a physical quantity. A quantity which could easily be reduced to
nothing in a measly eight hours. And relations are not limited to love or intimacy.

Natasha
(work in progress)
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