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  • Prize
    Silver in Press/General News
  • Company
    Roman Bordun
  • Photographer
    Roman Bordun
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    Roman Bordun

Being isolated at home during the lockdown I heard some noise near my house. When I looked out I saw a funeral right under my windows. During the quarantine all the churches were closed but the ceremony had to happen anyway so relatives held the ceremony at home. Thought to be that the one who looks through the window to see the funerals can bring a misery or a disease upon himself and even follow the deceased.
After the overthrow of the atheistic Soviet Union Lviv became the most religious city in Ukraine – 90,7% of its residents believe in God. The number of churches grows every year. They a

Photographer, film director, works in naive genre. He studied photography with Gueorgui Pinkhassov and Sasha Rudensky and painting with Robert Saller. He captures the spirit of time and kitch by combining media cliches with classic performance. The author investigates the privacy law, questioning its existence in today’s digital era.

Awards In 2019 Roman presented his first feature film “The Diviners” at Docudays UA and DOK Leipzig (official selection).