Maxim Sarychau is a visual artist and photojournalist, lives and works in Minsk, Belarus.
He works on long-term visual projects where he refers to the topics of violence of various forms and grades, both from authoritarian authorities or within traditional society. He focuses on the political and human dimensions of collective memory and history. Maxim is a co-founder of SHKLO - online platform about Belarusian photography and visual arts.
Maxim had plenty group exhibitions and personal ones in Latvian Museum of Photography (2020, Riga), Kasarna Karlin (2018, Prague) and CECH (2017, Minsk) among others. He was published in Stern Crime, Die Zeit, Der Spiegel, Meduza, Courrier International, The Telegraph and Le Monde Diplomatique among others.
Open for photo/video assignments in Belarus and post-soviet region.
2015 - Belarus Press Photo, Grand-Prix, 2015 - PRAFOTA award, Grand-Prix at ART category, 2015 - Piter Foto Fest photo festival, 2014 - PHOTOVISA international photo contest, 2014 - Vilnius Photo Circle international photo festival, 2013 - Warsaw Photo Days international photo festival
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