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Bronze 2021 Editorial / Photo Essay

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    Bronze in Editorial / Photo Essay
  • Photographer
    Oleksandr Rupeta

Oksana and Roman met when they both took part in the Special Olympics. Their parents arranged the wedding for them, and they have been together for 5 years. Now they live in the country house in the family of Oksana's parents in Lviv Oblast, Ukraine. The last photo was taken by Oksana. The photo shows wedding decorations that Oksana and Roman keep since the time of their wedding. The series explores the boundaries of normality in modern society. With the series, I wanted to try to at least slightly reduce the distance between people with disabilities and the public majority.

Oleksandr Rupeta is a documentary photographer from Ukraine working worldwide.