Photographer and visual artist, Max Sher is primarily interested in the representation of post-Soviet cultural landscape and local histories.
He works in photography, installation, and video, and also produces books and zines. Sher’s work has been exhibited as part of solo and group shows at the Shchusev Museum of Architecture, Moscow; Museum of Modern Art; New Tretyakov Gallery; Triumph Gallery; Yekaterina Foundation; Calvert22; Mead Gallery; Yeltsin Centre; Metenkov House of Photography; PERMM Museum of Contemporary Art and Zarya Center of Contemporary
Sher’s books include A Remote Barely Audible Evening Waltz, Treemedia; Palimpsests, Ad Marginem; 245 Khrushchev Housing Entrances, self-published and Infrastructures co-authored with Sergey Novikov, RecurrentBooks.
Sergey Novikov is based in Moscow, where he studied photo editing at the Rodchenko Moscow School of Photography and Multimedia and video editing at the National School of Television of Moscow.
He has exhibited widely including solo exhibitions at the Lumiere Brothers Centre for Photography, Moscow; Berthold Centre, Saint Petersburg and the Vorota Gallery, Kaliningrad.
His books have been shortlisted for Luma Rencontres Dummy Book in both 2017 and 2016 and the Images Vevey Book Award in 2019.