“The study conducted in 2018 by “Medialogia” and “Vedomosti” showed: Russian media actively propagate global conspiracy theories that explain all events as the actions of aliens, psychics, fictional stories, etc. I’ve stumbled upon one such TV show called “Secret Territories,” which told a made-up story about scientists who visited the Sandov Triangle — an area located near my hometown, where some mystical experiences occurred to local residents”
Viktoria Kovshikova (b. 1992, Ustyuzhna, Russia) is a contemporary artist and independent photographer based in St. Petersburg.
Viktoria studied photography at the Academy of Documentary and Art Photography “Fotografika”, where she produced two photo books and a zine.
Victoria works with themes of personal and collective memory, using photography as a method to explore the connection between the self, the spectrum of personal issues and relationships. Her work not only reflects the world around her, but also becomes an introspective study of the artist herself.