Gleb Kosorukov, ‘BEL AIR’, 2009-2010, Rizzordi Art Foundation

Gleb Kosorukov was born in a closed city – a secret scientific centre for strategic nuclear research in Urals, Russia. After finishing National Research Nuclear Physics University in Moscow, he worked as a photographic journalist, covering Russia’s transition period for The New York Times and The Guardian. In 2000 he moved to Paris where he worked shooting fashion editorials for ID magazine and Russian Vogue, among others. Since 2001 he has also been working on multimedia art and documentary projects, which currently occupy all of his time.