New Work and Article

loki_1   © Eugen Sakhnenko 2008

Recently I completed a new personal project titled In Praise of Shadows. For this project I photographed the interiors of nightclubs while they were empty and completely lit. Torontoist wrote a nice article on it, here is an excerpt and a link:

On any given night, a few thousand photos are snapped inside one of Toronto’s clubs. Packs of friends bring their own digital cameras. Professional or semi-professional photographers move from venue to venue, party to party. And other clubs employ their own staff photographers to shoot the action and make their place and its patrons look beautiful. But that massive amount of documentation is also inherently limited: the clubs are rarely captured dormant or off-guard, never shown absent of people or activity. So for In Praise of Shadows, Ryerson photography student Eugen Sakhnenko fought and obtained permission from three different clubs in different areas of the city…

– David Topping for the Torontoist

Read the rest of the article here.



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