Maxim Sarychau is a photojournalist and visual artist, based in Minsk, Belarus. Sarychau works on long-term visual projects where he refers to the topics of violence of various forms and levels, both from authoritarian societies or within traditional society. He focuses on political and human dimensions of collective memory and history. Sarychau graduated from various photography educational courses and programs in Belarus, Lithuania, Latvia, and Russia.
He has been exhibited internationally: Fotomuseum Winterthur (Switzerland), Art Museum of Chóngqìng (China), Museum of Genocide Victims (Lithuania), Contemporary Art Space (Georgia), Tbilisi History Museum (Georgia), Gallery of Classic Photography (Russia), Pavlov’s dog gallery (Germany).