Introducing IPA MZ Editions: Select artist publications from Asia

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We are excited to launch 18 titles with IPA MZ EDITIONS, a series of select photobooks by photographers and artists in Asia.

Odessa Spotlight: Lviv–God’s Will, by Viacheslav Poliakov

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Spotlighting the aesthetics and photobook of Viacheslav Poliakov, a young Ukrainian photographer who attended portfolio reviews with Kevin WY Lee at Odessa//Batumi Photodays Festival. ~ Lviv–God’s Will is about those of us with whom life just happens. It takes place when the connection between cause and consequence is no longer coherent. I am documenting a naïve visual subculture of a public space, which has become widely spread throughout Ukraine after the fall of the Soviet Union, and faced with globalization. For me, a central peculiarity of the culture is the absence of a conscious author. The objects of the city environment …