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First year in NYC project
Posted June 16th, 2013 - 4:32 am by from Brooklyn, United States (Permalink)
Hello everyone!

My name is Polly and I am a student in New York Film Academy where I study phototgraphy. In my work i explore theme of loneliness in the New York city. It's all because I came here from Russia six months ago and miss my family and friends a lot, so I decided to put this energy in art.

I'm currently working at my thesis project for which I'm shooting portraits of people who are living their first year in New York.
I'm very interested in finding out your story and talk with you for some time before making the portrait.
I'm doing it because I'm interested in understanding my own life here through experience of other people. This project will be a self-portrait through other people.

I'll be happy to meet new people and I can also share some personal experience with you if you'll be interested )) And it's always to meet new people especially who are at the same situation as you are.

I'll be very gratefull if you, guys, will help me. I appreciate you attention and time for reading this.

You could see my photos here, if interested

And of course, right me if you have any questions or suggestions. Or if you know any people who might fit and agree to participate.

Have a great day,


Posted June 17th, 2013 - 4:26 am by from New York, United States (Permalink)
Hey Polly,

I'll meet up with you for your project. I just moved here in December and while I don't think I face too much loneliness, moving to NYC has definitely been a big change. Message me and we can work something out.

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Posted June 24th, 2013 - 4:53 am by from New York, United States (Permalink)
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Posted July 3rd, 2013 - 6:02 pm by from New York, United States (Permalink)
how amazing is that !!!! i read your post and felt such a relief !! Its good to know , that am not the only one , who feel lonely in one of the busiest city of the World ! I really love the idea of you project ! and i would like to take a part in that !! Hope to hear from you !! And keep it up , Guys !!

Posted September 29th, 2013 - 5:14 pm by from Budapest, Hungary (Permalink)
Hey Polly,

It looks like a good project, I'm happy to meet you and participate as I can relate to the theme. I'm a photographer also. Write me a private message and let's meet up.

Best, Agnes