TOKYO-2018 Book / Fine Art

The Words I Don’T Relate to Anymore

  • Prize
    Silver in Book/Fine Art
  • Photographer
    Dmitry Khovanskiy
  • Technical Info
    Self Published Artist Photobook, 112 Pages, 260x152 Mm, Edition In Russian, French, And English
  • Photo Date
    October 2018

Personal photography project, artist book, inspired by Jean-Paul Sartre’s novel Nausea. Nausea is the impossibility of the nearest and obvious future. Nausea is a denial of the past. The only reality “here and now” remains—and this is a matter of photography. It is an attempt to create a complete art object, the book, in which images don’t turn into illustrations, and the text doesn’t become captions under the photographs. In the delicate balance between them—the time spent on the streets of several cities, the time spent reading the books, and the hope of escaping from the present.

literary manager and photographer Born in 1984 in Moscow. Education: 2001–2006—Moscow Aviation Institute, mathematician-engineer. 2009–2012—Institute of Russian Theater, actor of drama and cinema. 2016–2017—Moscow Institute of Professional and Amateur Photography (at RUSS PRESS PHOTO agency), photojournalist. 2012–present—the literary manager and photographer in the Moscow Hermitage Theater. Currently live and work in Moscow.