Alena Morenova is an emerging Russian social realism photographer. Her lens has illuminate prominent social Russian issues of the day. The artworks being visually attractive often contain strong critiques and political commentaries.
A.M:“The part of pop culture that most attracts me is the part that indicates that change is essential.”
Her recent series MOSCOW BLOOM depict sceneries of nowadays Moscow with surrealistic addition of flowers. The works emphasize and play we the idea that even the beautiful objects such as flowers cannot make the setting more attractive or change the situation. Which makes a statement about the function of Russian politics.