In the land of Arctic dreams
Evgenia grew up in Tiksi, a small town in the Russian Arctic, where she says she ran about the tundra and watched the northern lights as she walked to school. She has documented her homeland throughout her career, most recently as a National Geographic Fellow. “It always takes some time to get used to the pace and atmosphere of the isolated places I photograph,” she writes me. “With time my mind changes, or rather I become myself again, and my eyes start to notice subtle details in nature and people. As a photographer I treasure these details the most."
Among the details she has captured: At left, a lighthouse model that an Arctic meteorologist is building from matches, atop a