Jewgeni Roppel born 1983 in Shymkent/Kazachstan. After the collaps of soviet union he moved with his family to Siberia and later to Germany. He is a graduate of FH Bielefeld, Germany with Master of Arts 2015. He grew up with mystical stories and legends in Siberia. The power of nature is the focus of his work. He research for places with mythological meanings, belives and ideologies, that attracts seekers and their individual imagination and subjective experience in personal interconnection with the nature. He creates through symbols, colors and light an visionary image, that refects the imagination of the invisible and our tierless longing for the other side. Awards: Finalist. Grand Prix, Fotofestiwal Lodz, Poland 2016 Winner. GOOD PROSPECTS new german photography 2016 Winner. Winner. Encontros da Imagem Ei Award (2place) 2016 Winner. Canon Pro Award 2012 Winner. Vinum et Litterae, Austria 2011 Exhibitions (selected): Svetloyar / Good Prospects Deluxe, new german photography Deichtorhallen, Hamburg 2016 /18 Caves & Spaceships / Cirticulation(s) Festival, Paris 2018 Longing for the Light / Projections Voies Off, Arles 2017 Magnit / Grand Prix. Fotofestiwal in Lodz, Poland 2016 Magnit /Good Prospects. Gallery Widmertheodiritis Switzerland 2016 Magnit / Encontros da Imagem Festival, Portugal 2016 Magnit / Good Prospects, new german photography. Magnit / Goethe Institut, Mexico City 2016 Magnit / Good Prospects new german photography. Technisches Museum, Dresden 2016 Magnit / Good Prospects new german photography. Magnit / Institute Francias, Milano 2016 Samar / Kolga Tbilisi Photo 2016 Magnit / Facing New Spaces. Trienal of Photography Hamburg 2015 Publications (selected): GUP (selected portfolios), Camera Austria, ZEIT, Spiegel, GA Deluxe, Stern, Temp magazine
Jewgeni Roppel

Diaries from Tbilisi

Wandering through Tbilisi is like walking through a novel. Each corner has some stories ready for you. You meet things that have their own improvised character through. People that represent itself the diversity of society. Places that have an organic, vivid and charismatic mix of the past, now and then. The buildings that are constructed in the nature and the georgian old history that is situated between the Soviet and contemporary architecture. My diaries are my personal discoveries of that special moments, that I discover through my daily strolling in the city