Tanya and Zhenya Posternak

Tanya and Zhenya Posternak

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We all have days we just want to zoom out or zoom in - gaining a little more or less, a different perspective. The Ukrainian twins and photographer duo Tanya and Zhenya Posternak have used exactly that approach and created a unique visual language focusing on cropped details and unfiltered beauty: Images, that let us escape from narrow-mindedness into the dreamiest version of reality.

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Tanya, who is Zhenya?
A snob with impressive dancing talents or an evil version of myself.
 

Zhenya, who is Tanya?
A younger sister, a best friend, annoying creature, a true artist. All at once.

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What was your first thought this morning?
T: I made it.
Z: Someone wake me up.

Which colour reflects you?
T: Blue, i guess.
Z: Off white or dark blue.

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When do you know you need to zoom in? 
T: When I want something-i-see to be SEEN.
Z: When there's a chance to get closer not taking a single step.

Where would you rather zoom out?
T: In case of architecture.
Z: Passport photos.

sunscreening

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The best thing about NYC?
T: Its rhythm, diversity and new chances every day.
Z: The city's everyday magic, the smell of pretzels, and old ladies Uptown on Sunday morning.

The worst thing about NYC?
T: Repetitiveness.
Z: Tips, hover board, starbucks and farting uber drivers.

TEX MEX

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Something/-one you recently fell in love with?
T: The shoe guy on Delancey street.
Z: Persimmons, Pamela Wool's book, herring from Essex mart, and Joakim's remix of Aming Nebere by Clashing Egos.

Something/-one you recently fell out of love with?
T: Persimmon.
Z: Subway romance.
 

 

 

 

Interview by Zsuzsanna Toth

Images courtesy of Tanya and Zhenya Posternak

 

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