Maxim Sarychau

Maxim Sarychau was selected for the 2021 European Press Prize shortlist with ‘Sisters of Europe.’

Maxim Sarychau is a photojournalist and visual artist based in Minsk, Belarus. He produces long-term visual projects that focus on themes of violence, collective memory and history, both in authoritarian and traditional societies. Maxim is the winner of PRAFOTA 2015 and Belarus Press Photo 2015, and has been published in Stern Crime, Der Spiegel, Meduza, TUT.BY, Cicero, TAZ, Forbes Russia and Fotograf magazine. He’s the co-founder of SHKLO, an online platform about Belarusian photography and visual arts.