EXHIBITION / PROJECT 2020 - 2021.
ROSTOV. PEOPLE WITH MIGRATION EXPERIENCE
December 2020 Rostov Kremlin museum initiated a project about people with migration experience.
Small historical town holds its own secrets and difficulties.
We met 8 families moved to Rostov from Middle East and Europe. The stories of what they've met, how they moved and currently live are exhibited in Rostov Kremlin November 2021.
author / coordinator
head of Rostov Kremlin Museum
photographer / videographer
Afanasy Gnedovsky / idea, interview
Arslanbek Akaev / coordinator (head of Muslim community in Rostov)
Ksenia Kosheleva / coordinator, interview
Yana Korenukhina / interview
Larisa Elnikova / interview
12/11 - 06/12 2021
ROSTOV KREMLIN MUSEUM, RUSSIA
From The Netherlands to Yaroslavl, manager at the milk factory in Rostov area.
16 years in Russia.
Has Russian wife and kids with dual citizenship. Like the country but wants his kids to study abroad.
From Tajikistan to Porechye (Rostov area).
15 years in Russia.
Lost her daughter in Syria who has been transferred there with kids by her husband.
Azerbaijan - Georgia - Tajikistan - Russia.
21 years in Rostov.
Married to Russian. She accepted to become muslim living in Orthodox town.
Hierodeacon ZENON (left) and ZAKHAR DOLIDZE (right)
Both from Georgia.
Zenon lives 20 years in Russia, Monastery of St. Jacob Saviour (Rostov)/
Zakhar is a volunteer at Borisogleb Monastery near Rostov.
LILIA SKRIPATCHENKO (mother) and
KRISTINA NEVRASTENNIKOVA (daughter)
From Turkmenia (Ashkhabad) to Rostov.
25 years in Russia.
Moved over the crisis in Turkmenia based on national grounds intolerance.
Most of Russians were in danger experiencing stone throwing
Both work at Rostov Kremlin Museum.
ZAFARBEK USMANOV and KHILOLAKHON USMANOVA
Uzbekistan - Kirgizia - Rostov.
8 years in Russia.
Young family with 4 kids.
From Tajikistan to Rostov.
15 years in Russia.
Oriental cafe owner. Lives with the family at the same building.