Maria Turchenkova, ‘Mother and Child’, 2011, Galleri Duerr

A Salafi woman with child seen on a street in Kaspiysk. For the most part, the Muslims of Dagestan practice a moderate Sufism infused with local customs. Salafism—a conservative form of Islam practiced in Saudi Arabia—began to drift here through Afghanistan in the late 1980’s. Kaspiysk, Dagestan, 2011.

Lydmar Hotel Stockholm. December 1—February 26, 2016.

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