Journey of the Private Moon Around the World (2003-2018)

Journey of the Private Moon Around the World (2003-2018)

Leonid Tishkov is a photographer from Russia, who travels the world accompanied by his own, illuminated, private moon. Leonid’s childlike wonder is inspired by folk tales from the ancient Ural people, of his home. The photographs are taken in various places such as: Russia, France, America, New Zealand, The Arctic, Japan, Kazakhstan and the Ukraine. Private Moon, is a mobile installation and visual poem telling the story of a man who met the Moon and stayed with her forever. His voyage was exhibited in the Bass Museum, in 2008.

Paris Rain On the Roof
The Moon On the Ice
Romania Rosia Montana Karier
Kazakhstan Tien Shan Mount Observatory

Under Broken Bridge Maolin Taiwan

Urals The Moon in Green Boat

Ukrain Lviv Boy and the Moon

Romania The Moon and Children Rovinari

New Zealand Rngitoto Island

Slovakia Back to Childhood
Check out the series in full here, Leonid's website, blog or Instagram.