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Yelena Yemchuk

The Wall Street Journal

July 2, 2011

Gidropark, which Ms. Yemchuk likens to a "Soviet version of Coney Island," was built in 1968 on the River Dnieper as a recreational complex.
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The New Yorker

June 13, 2011

Yemchuk’s snapshot-style, reportorial approach fallssomewhere between Henri Cartier-Bresson’s and Martin Parr’s. She has a keen eye for the happy accident—see the image of a boy’s legs suspended high above a playground where a young girl watches, transfixed—but what makes the series memorable is its mix of incisiveness and affection.
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The New Yorker Photo Booth

June 13, 2011

The friendly spirit of the park is tangible in these wistful photos of lazy picnics, sunbathing, lawn acrobatics, and waterside games.
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