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. In 2013, she produced a photography project called Life in Transition in Saint Petersburg, Russia with The Harbor, an NGO providing transitional housing for young adults graduating from the Russian government orphanage. She is currently studying Visual Journalism and Documentary Practice at the International Center of Photography in New York.
2016 - Alexia Foundation
- Audio capture
- Breaking news
- Video capture
Schoolchildren line up for drill on a Monday afternoon at School #7, 4 Apr 2016, Dmitrov, Russia. Drill is not mandatory at School #7, but takes place before classes start at 8:00 and at 15:00.
Ardashev Daniel (11), a student of the local secondary school in the village of Diveevo, stands guard during tactical training with the Survivalists, 6 Apr 2016, Russia.
Students practice boxing and martial arts after school at the Diveevo Public School gymnasium, 6 Apr 2016, Diveevo, Russia.