Clary Estes

Photographer, Writer
          
Catching a Fire - Lesia Maruschak
Nationality: United States of America
Biography: Clary Estes is a documentary photographer from Central Kentucky who works internationally on stories about the human condition.
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Catching a Fire - Lesia Maruschak
clary estes
May 15, 2019
I recently got to talk with Lesia Maruschak about her etherial work on Holodomor, the Soviet Era Ukrainian Famine.

“Words are so complicated aren't they? Because they create boundaries and then they isolate us.” 

Boundaries; the malleability of home, identity and nationality as they intertwine within our bodies; the ineffable and amorphous understanding of self throughout history; isolation; lose; these are the complex and fundamental truths that Lesia Maruschak investigates and dances with through her work. As such, to write about Maruschak’s work is like trying to catch fire; no sooner have you gotten over the burn than the flame has evaporated from your hand and you are left with a the foggy memory of an acute, emotional sensory experience.

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 Catching a fire - Clary Estes about Lesia Maruschak
Boundaries; the malleability of home, identity and nationality as they intertwine within our bodies; the ineffable and amorphous understanding of self throughout history; isolation; lose; these are the complex and fundamental truths that Lesia...
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