Boris Mikhailov

Boris Mikhailov was born in 1938 in Kharkov, Ukraine, and today lives and works in the Ukraine and Berlin. His work has been important in documenting the effects of the break-up of the Soviet Union on social structures and the human condition. Mikhailov has exhibited extensively, at institutions including the Kunsthalle Zurich and the Museum of Modern Art in New York. In 2000 he was awarded the Hasselblad Award.