«I was born with a big wide nose and around the age of twelve I started to be ashamed of it. I even tried to save money to have a plastic surgery. When I was around 23 years old I reconciled with myself and stopped saving money for that.
Nowadays there are clothespins for the nose. It is assumed that if you wear them the nose becomes thinner. Now I’m 36 years old and I finally decided to try a variety of modern devices and procedures, except for surgery that is, to see whether they can somehow improve my appearance…»
Arseny Neskhodimov (1981) born in Samarkand, lives and works in Moscow. In 2003 he graduated from Institute of Culture (Kemerovo) BA in Photography and Cinema. Since 2008 he works as a freelance portrait photographer. Contributes with magazine such as Forbes, Snob, RBK, Esquire and others.
His personal works were awarded and shortlisted by numerous contests such as Silver Camera, IPA, Aesthetica Art Prize, Annual Photography Awards, Kuala Lumpur International Photo Awards, BIFA, International Photography Grant among the others. In his works author touches upon issues of disillusionment and sense of alienation of the generation born in early 80s.