Fotograf Magazine

Life Through Alexander Chekmenev’s Camera

Alexander Chekmenev is a documentary photographer of his time. Early on in his career, he captured the turbulent transformations of the 1990s in his home region of Luhansk. Later he moved to Kyiv where he continued to document the events in his country and the lives of his fellow citizens. His camera has always been focused on a person in a stream of historical events that influence their story.