Interview: Manufactured Beauty and Default Photographs – Lens Culture

A young man views one of Anastasia Samoylova's photos at the Deutsche Börse exhibition at the Photographers' Gallery in London, 2022 (by Garry Knight CC BY 2.0 via Flickr).

“I want to immerse the viewer within the daily happenings of the environment I am depicting. It might not always be flooded, but you see the indicators of fragility and vulnerability… It’s important that people learn to read and interpret all types of images for themselves, rather than relying on a National Geographic report.” – Anastasia Samoylova