Aleksey KondratyevBorn in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, in 1993, the photographer first studied in Los Angeles, before completing his Bachelor of Fine Arts at Wayne State University in Detroit. He is currently an MFA candidate at the University of California, Los Angeles. His first book, Formations, was published by Fabrica in 2016. His work has been on display at a number of exhibitions and published in the Financial Times, CNN, Spiegel, New York Times, and National Geographic. He lives in Los Angeles.