Marat Baltibaev

Marat Baltibaev (b. 1961) is a  freelance photographer who  developed a professional career in advertising and journalism.  Baltabaev earned a technical degree in electro-mechanics before taking up photography in 1983.

He says his work is "photographing life." The peeling paint, dirt roads and generally disheveled air of their pictures is at least as representative of modern Central Asian life as the ancient monuments and government sponsored "folklore" of the Communist period.
This group of photographs includes an extraordinary documentation of life at a leper colony in Karakalpaktia, near the Aral Sea.

Introduction to Modern Uzbek Photography


 Price key: $300-$400