Train not plane (Belarusskiy Railway Station, Moscow, Russia)

Signature: Signed on verso.

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.

The train network across Russia and the CIS allows long distance travel at a fraction of the carbon emissions and cost of equivalent journeys by plane and is woven into the fabric of the livelihoods of many. It is also a great opportunity to see more of the vast expanses of countryside and exchange adventure stories over a glass of lemon tea with fellow passengers.

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

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2014
Carbon Journey by Matthew Webb, Pushkin House, London