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These photographs of a whimsical Siberia aren't stills from the next Wes Anderson film, but of a childhood fondly remembered by artist Evgenia Arbugaeva. As a child, she lived in the quaint port town of Tiksi until she was eight, when the Soviet Union collapsed and her family moved to Yaksutsk, famous for being the coldest city on Earth. As an adult, Evgenia wanted to pay homage to the town she remembered as a fantasy world, full of mystery and dreamy natural light. The Tiksi series is a careful recreation of Arbugaeva's memories, full of "little miracles".

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