Nenets, Astronauts and Pavlensky: Russia’s Best Photographs Go on Display

PHOTO by Sergey Pesterev

The art project “The Best of Russia” has chosen what it considers the most impressive photographs of 2016 and the winning images will be on display at the Winzavod Centre for Contemporary Art in Moscow starting today.

The project's selection committee chose about 300 pictures from more than 25,000 applications from amateur and professional photographers. There are five categories: Nature, People/Events/Everyday Life, Architecture, Style and this year's special category – "Engage in Happiness!"