Cooperative of Photography

Journey of the Private Moon Around the World (2003-2018)


Leonid Tishkov is a photographer from Russia, who travels the world accompanied by his own, illuminated, private moon. Leonid’s childlike wonder is inspired by folk tales from the ancient Ural people, of his home. The photographs are taken in various places such as: Russia, France, America, New Zealand, The Arctic, Japan, Kazakhstan and the Ukraine. Private Moon, is a mobile installation and visual poem telling the story of a man who met the Moon and stayed with her forever. His voyage was exhibited in the Bass Museum, in 2008.

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 Paris Rain On the Roof

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The Moon On the Ice

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Romania Rosia Montana Karier

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 Kazakhstan Tien Shan Mount Observatory

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Under Broken Bridge Maolin Taiwan

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Urals The Moon in Green Boat

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Ukrain Lviv Boy and the Moon

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Romania The Moon and Children Rovinari

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New Zealand Rngitoto Island

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Slovakia Back to Childhood

Written by Rowynn Dumont

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