«My wife and I have been staying at home most of the time since March 2020. We hardly go out.
Our apartment is the only safe place. This is a story how fear and uncertainty have become our constant companions.
It all started when I developed a fear of flying by examining safety instructions on a plane.
After that I found out there are many different guides that give recommendations on what to do if something happens. In this world of instructions, everything always goes wrong: robbers break into your house, your house is destroyed by an earthquake, an airplane falls into the water… — in this world, danger lurks around every corner.
This is a terrible place where you always have to stay vigilant: do not sit in restaurants close to the exit, do not move if you are injured, be sure to lock the front door and so on…»
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.