TOKYO-2017 People / Children

Eyes of Childhood

  • Prize
    Bronze in People/Children
  • Photographer
    Svetlana Melik-Nubarova

Children are open and spontaneous. The eyes of the children's eyes, caught at the moment of the child's soul movement, conquer with their sincerity, have an amazing life-affirming power.

Svetlana is a fine art photographer from Kazakhstan. She uses style of an old portrait painting to create images that are thematically focused on identity, relationships, emotions and dreams. Her immaculate technique creates beautiful evocations of universal emotions of beauty, femininity and fragility. She expertly visualizes atmospheric dreams, utilizing the uncanny and clever metaphor, while unlocking what it means to think, feel, dream and express in the modern world.