Maria Pleshkovasee bio

Based in Moscou (Russia)

series

Winter Series

Winter is the best time for minimalism. White snow covers earth. White snow looks like paper, pure and smooth. Trees and bushes are black like Chinese ink. Bran (...)

Métamorphoses. Noir

Autoportraits à l'encre noire.

Epiphany Celebrations in Russia

Epiphany is a Christian feast day that marks the Baptism of Jesus Christ by John the Baptist in the Jordan River. Russian Orthodox Church celebrates it on Janua (...)

Portraits en commande

Inside

"Inside" is a serie of surrealistic self-portraits. No post-production tips and tricks were used here - I work only with light and the body. A woman (...)

Landscapes of Protest I Diptychs

Memory and place have always been deeply interconnected. The idea that place can hold meaning was central in Pierre Nora's doctrine of Memory Place. The interse (...)

Landscapes of Protest I Serie

Memory and place have always been deeply interconnected. The idea that place can hold meaning was central in Pierre Nora's doctrine of Memory Place. The interse (...)

Kiev : Post-Apocalypse

I came to Kiev in late February 2014, when the bloodiest clashes were over. I focused on making pictures of the revolution aftermath. I paid special attention t (...)

In Memory of Chernobyl

I photographed the Chernobyl's exclusion zone and the Ukrainian National Chernobyl Museum. With this series I pay tribute to the Chernobyl disaster victims and  (...)

Days of War : a Pillow Book I Book

"Days of War: a Pillow Book" is a diary about waiting. The project is based on my personal experience. The man I loved, who is a journalist, went to L (...)

Days of War : a Pillow Book I Series

"Days of War: a Pillow Book" is a diary about waiting. The project is based on my personal experience. The man I loved, who is a journalist, went to L (...)

Afterlove

If we could escape from our memory, it would be much easier... But in the end our personalities are formed by our experiences, be they positive or negative. Unf (...)