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I can almost hear birds. Maxim Sarychau.

Maxim Sarychau (b. 1987) is a photojournalist and visual artist, lives and works in Minsk, Belarus.

He works on long-term visual projects where he refers to the topics of violence of various forms and grades, both from authoritarian authorities or within traditional society. He focus on political and human dimensions of collective memory and history.

Maxim graduated from various photography educational courses and programs in Belarus, Lithuania, Latvia and Russia including CECH (Andrei Polikanov, Yuri Kozyrev, Tatyana Plotnikova, Stanley Greene), ISSP (Adrian Kelterborn, Anna Fox), FotoDepartament (Nadezhda Sheremetova).