“Eḷavaḷu” by Photographer Julia Tatarchenko

Julia Tatarchenko

Eḷavaḷu means vegetables in Sinhala. In this series of photographs, I try to portray the island of Sri Lanka (where those pictures were made) using its products, vegetables in particular, as a departing point. An intriguing study, it shows how distinctive the produce of different places can be. Everything changes here: naming, varieties, what’s relevant and what’s not, how it alters the spectrum of flavors and dishes. These notions are deeply rooted in a group’s culture and imagery.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Source: https://www.booooooom.com/2020/03/05/photographer-spotlight-julia-tatarchenko/

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