Siarhiej Leskiec (BL)

Siarhiej Leskiec (BL) born 1984 – ethnographer, freelance photographer, freelancer, traveller, born in Molotzev (Belarus). He works in documentary photography, photojournalism. In 2009 he graduated from Department of History at the Maxim Tank Belarusian State Pedagogical University and Department of Contemporary History at the Belarusian Collegium. His photography focusses on everyday life, folk traditions and rituals of the Belarusian village. He spent four years documenting the ancient healing practices of Eastern Europe among women who claim to have God’s gift of healing the sick and expelling evil. He lives in Minsk (Belarus).