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IVAN TERESTCHENKO

‘I select, cut and paste. It’s very basic.’ Photographer Ivan Terestchenko is based in the South of France, but it was when he started travelling to far-flung places that he first discovered his love of collage. It was impossible to get his film processed; he would send collages formed from leaves, fragments of newspapers and fabric to his friends to share his experiences. Despite being a selfconfessed ‘image eater’, Terestchenko only uses his own photographs in his elegant, atmospheric collages, and he loves ‘the “No rules” aspect of it. It’s the closest medium to poetry. One plus one doesn’t make two.’ He appreciates that ...

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