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March 16-18, 2023

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Years Like Water

Nadi Sablin

Friday, March 17 - 11:00AM to 11:45AM
Tower C

Years Like Water is a decade-long project documenting life in a Russian village. I followed families, as they fell in and out of abject poverty, small entrepreneurial efforts sprouting atop rotting soviet infrastructure, children growing up and becoming parents themselves, elders struggling to get a grasp on current reality. I feel a deep connection to these villagers: I share their memories of a childhood spent on this land. As Russia is once again becoming opaque to our Western understanding, this project is a document of a finished era. The book is about a home to which I may never return.

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