Jenia Fridlyand is a Russia-born photographer and educator based in New York.
She studied photography in Paris and is represented by Galerie Wouter van Leeuwen, Amsterdam. She is a co-founder of Image Threads Collective and the chair of the Long Term Photobook Program at Penumbra Foundation in New York.
Her artist photobook "Entrance to Our Valley" was shortlisted for the Paris Photo / Aperture Foundation "First Photobook Award" in 2017, and was then published (in two editions, 2019 & 2020) by TIS Books.
© Portrait Galerie Wouter van Leeuwen
Presentation by TIS Books: " The story of Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard, transposed and reversed through Fridlyand's view camera. Jenia Fridlyand uses a 4x5" view camera with flexibility and subtlety, rendering not only considered landscapes, but also domestic scenes of surprise and spontaneity. One senses ultimately the climate (literally and...