School: The Rodchenko Art School, Moscow, Russia
“Russia Close-Up” is a visual illustration of contemporary political themes in Russia:
clericalization, patriotic programs and an increase in censorship and propaganda.
Anufriev says this period in his country’s history “feels like an important milestone,”
and he aims to document the reality of living in modern Russia.
School: University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
“Remnants” is an exploration of the successes and failures of the structures that
are responsible for engaging victims of sexual and domestic abuse. Subjects range
from the sites of assault to the evidence collection kits, the crime labs and the
backlog of rape kits in police evidence rooms, as well as the survivors themselves.