A photographic exhibition reflecting on people’s lives in the urban societies of Cuba and Russia. Asya Gefter explores the reality of every day life, of young and old in Cuba and Russia , avoiding the stereotypes often associated with these countries, she finds a stark loneliness. The contrasts and similarities seen in this collection of monochrome photographs are intriguing and may evoke feelings of both familiarity and foreignness to the ‘western’ viewer.
Chats Palace (42-44 Brooksby’s Walk, London E9 6DF)
Exhibition runs 1 May – 15 June (Open: Mon-Sat 12-8pm; Sun 12-5pm)
Private view: 1 May, 7-10pm