Trying to track the progress of time using calendars and clock faces – a purely pragmatic idea. Meanwhile, changes occur relentlessly both around us and in ourselves, which is perhaps more important than the movement of the clock hand. The authors of Converter study ways on how to keep up with the changes taking place and whether it is at all necessary. We have gathered the author’s observations in this section for you to read.

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    Time is...

    [Usbekistan | Taschkent] The concept of time is equally cognized both by physicists and philosophers and artists. The photo essay of Olga Fedina is an exciting tour of Uzbekistan and the semantic mazes of associations, speculations, and observations, in order to find out what time is. More ...

    Where the time is born

    [Armenia | Yerevan] There may be nooks on the Earth that emanate time, as if manufacturing it. During her trips to Armenia, Anna Davtyan managed to capture such places on the photo.More ...

    We are beautiful

    [Ukraine | Kyiv] "It is Friday. We get together, as always, and each of us knows: we will feel great tonight but terrible tomorrow. Why? Where is that boundary between when we have had fun enough and when we do not remember anything the day after?" — this is the starting point of Alina Shubska's research reportage about how do we change due to the influence of friday's night.More ...

    Beyond Time

    [Ukraine] There are emotions that cannot be descibed with words and sometimes pictures can impart a certain mood way better than an explanation. Pavlo Mazai created a photo series to the topic of Metamorphosis and leaves enough silence for interpretations between his associations.More ...

    Kyn Reality

    [Russia | Perm Krai] Kyn - a village somewhere in the Ural Mountains. The Golden Age is long gone and there are not even a thousand inhabitants left. The highest expectation a visitor may still have are the ruins of better days. But in fact, there is still a lot of life, love and festivity in the village. A photo evidence.More ...




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