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The Seven Summers of Alevtina and Ludmila


November 7, 2015 – February 28, 2016
Artist(s): Nadia Sablin

Photographs by Nadia Sablin, 2014 Winner of the CDS/Honickman First Book Prize in Photography

Nadia Sablin was chosen by renowned curator and historian Sandra S. Phillips to win the seventh biennial Center for Documentary Studies/Honickman First Book Prize in Photography for her series Aunties. The images document, as Sabin writes, "the lives of my aunts who live in Northwest Russia. Alevtina and Ludmila are in their seventies but carry on the traditional Russian way of life, chopping wood for heating the house, bringing water from the well, planting potatoes, and making their own clothes."


This exhibition was sponsored in part by the E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation.