ICP (International Center of Photography)
New York, NY, USA
Sarah Blesener is a documentary photographer based in New York City. Born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, she studied Linguistics and Youth Development at North Central University. While in University, she worked as a photographer for the organization Healing Haiti based in Port au Prince, Haiti, covering events surrounding the 2010 earthquake. Upon graduation in 2012, she studied at Bookvar Russian Academy in Minneapolis, concentrating on the Russian language. She is a recent graduate of the Visual Journalism and Documentary Practice program at the International Center of Photography in New York. Her latest work revolves youth movements and culture in Russia, Eastern Europe, and the United States.
2017 - Social Documentary Network - First Place Grant, 2017 - POYi Issue Reporting Picture Story, 2017 - World Press Photo Joop Swart Masterclass 2017, 2017 - CatchLight Fellowship Recipient, 2016 - Alexia Foundation , 2016 - Visura Photojournalism Grant Honorable Mention , 2016 - Emerging Photographer Award, PDN, 2016 - Emerging Talent Award, LensCulture, 2017 - Alexia Foundation
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Cadet performance in Sergiyev Posad, Russia.
Students from School #18 perform a show at the local theater in Sergiyev Posad, Russia, 15 Dec 2016. The show promotes the cadet school at School #18.
Scenery in Diveevo, Russia, during the Orthodox Warrior Camp. 31 July, 2016. The relics of one of the most revered saints, St. Seraphim, is celebrated on the 1 of August, attracting pilgrims from all across the country.
The Historical War Camp in Borodino, Russia.
Students train horse-back riding at the Historical War Camp, in Borodino, Russia. 28 July 2016. The project statement of the camp says: "To awaken in the younger generation a keen interest in the history of the Fatherland, the glorious deeds of our ancestors, to facilitate the expansion of military-historical knowledge."