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The Photo Show with Michael Chovan-Dalton. A podcast about photographers.


"They didn't really care about communism at all, but they were just doing it because it was giving them an opportunity for better living, so they were just being smart about it. But they were atheists, because it was super super strict back then...and if you didn't want to disappear, if you didn't want to go out to camp or whatever you had to be an atheist."

Michael and guest co-host, Dennis Santella, have an internet conversation with Polina from her home in Prague. We have a fascinating conversation that weaves in and out of her photographic projects and her life growing up in a collapsing Soviet Union and a rising Russian state. Be sure to check out the links below while listening to the show.



Twitter: @shubkinap

Instagram: @shupolina

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