Norilsk journalist looked at world through natives’ eyes

Norilsk journalist looked at world through natives’ eyes

December 13, 2022

The This Is Taimyr correspondent became the winner of the region’s northern territories audiovisual competition.

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. The This Is Taimyr correspondent Denis Kozhevnikov became the winner of the audiovisual competition of the Krasnoyarsk region’s northern territories The Arctic and Siberia through the aborigine’s lens.

This year the competition was held as part of the Yenisey province’s 200th anniversary celebration. The main goal is to preserve the Krasnoyarsk region north indigenous peoples’ historical and cultural heritage.

Denis Kozhevnikov

The competition accepted short films and videos about the indigenous population’s life, made by the northern territories aboriginal ethnic groups’ representatives, as well as by those who love the North and have the opportunity to tell about life in the Arctic outback by means of cinema and photography.

A special place was given to demonstrations of the traditions continuity and the ethnic groups’ culture richness, the promotion of the intangible heritage of the Taimyr aboriginal population: Dolgans, Nganasans, Enets, Evenks, Nenets, Keto, Selkups.

Our colleague became a laureate in the Professional Photography category, in which no more than 20 pictures could be submitted.

The author offered 18 photographs under the general title Nentsy taken during a trip to the Tuhard tundra. In total, more than 300 photo and video materials from 44 participants were submitted to the competition.

Earlier we told about our photojournalist Nikolay Shchipko’s victory in the Streetphotorussia international competition of street photography. Also, the Northern City TV channel’s special correspondent Andrey Grishkov’s documentary film was noted in the Sibir.PRO journalistic skill competition.

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Photo: Denis Kozhevnikov

December 13, 2022

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