Has corruption become so ingrained in Russian society that it is almost part of the nation’s genetic code? Using a panoramic camera, Misha Friedman explored how people accept corruption and shortcuts in daily life.
After I discovered Misha Friedman's photographs on The Forward Thinking Museum's website, I began to see his name everywhere. Misha is the FTM's winner of their first quarter 2011 photography contest, as the JGS Annual Artist and recipient of a $15,000 aw
Misha Friedman quit his job at Doctors Without Borders to freelance as a photographer. His images of tuberculosis in Russia, Uzbekistan and Ukraine are haunting. But Mr. Friedman isn’t sure how much good they have done.