The project Street Theography was created during 2006-2013 in several cities of the Ukraine, Poland and Russia. It is not strange to find people praying in church, but my interest was aroused by the many manifestations of religious feelings in everyday life, on the street. That’s where, during photographic research, I came up with the idea and name for this series. Especially in the street the conflict between the intimate nature of faith and the public, often ostentatious, religiosity strongly appears.
Kostya Smolyaninov (1971). Lives in Lviv, Ukraine. Photographer and curator. Solo Exhibitions: “On Every Street”, Dzyga Flat 35 (Lviv, Ukraine), 2007; “Street Theography”, Fot-Art Gallery (Szczecin, Poland), 2008; “Generation”, Dzyga Gallery (Lviv, Ukraine), 2008; “Street Theography”,Camera Gallery (Kiev, Ukraine), 2009; “Jazz Bez. Intro”, 5х5 (Lviv, Ukraine), 2009; “2” en Art Palace (Lviv, Ukraine), 2010; “Album” en BWA Gallery (Rzesów, Poland), 2011; “Universal Spaces” en Dzyga Gallery (Lviv, Ukraine), 2012; "2" en Camera Gallery (Kiev, Ukraine), 2012.