Series: Carbon Journey.
Signature: Signed on verso.
Image rights: © Matthew Webb. All rights reserved.
Moscow Manege; Russian State Darwin (Natural History) Museum; Russian State Vodokanal Museum; Anichkova Palace; Central Hall Minsk; British Embassy Moscow; British Ambassador's Residence Moscow; Pushkin House London.
Lake Baikal contains one sixth of the world’s fresh water. Each year runners compete over marathon and half-marathon distances, at the end of winter while the lake is still frozen, to highlight the importance of clean water.
Direct from the author.
About Matthew Webb
Documentary photographer Matthew Webb has examined a diverse range of subject matter, from globalization, Soviet space exploration, and the confrontation between the urban and the rural, to personal narratives of individual families or communities. Working predominantly in black-and- white—to foreground the human experience rather than the play of color and light—he has captured images in the United Kingdom, Yemen, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, and China. Primarily fascinated by the tension between modernization and tradition, Webb searches for the common experiences between disparate places.
British , b. 1980, Middlesbrough, United Kingdom, based in Brasília - Federal District, Brazil