Mart Centre of Photography

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The Mart Centre of Photography was opened in Ekaterinburg in autumn of 2015 by a renown photographer Denis Tarasov, the head of the Sverdlovsk branch of the Russian Union of Art Photographers.

The venue opened with the Realnonerealno (real-not-real) exhibition, which showcased the works of Russian photographers Alexander Gronsky, Danila Tkachenko and Nikita Shokhov – winners of the World Press Photo award. An exhibition of best wildlife photographs from around the world become the centre's second project.

Mart also hosts film screenings, has its own children's photo school, a photo club, a library and a small café.