Mila Teshaieva uses photography to investigate the ongoing transition processes in post-soviet societies from the point of view of a curious researcher. She is working passionately to go over and further develop the traditions of the long form of storytelling, and in so doing, to draw attention to her subject matter through new powerful, innovative and resourceful ways. Her work often combines in-depth scientific research with special esthetics and opens new layers for a viewer to revaluate the mechanisms, which construct societies, modify memories and thus invisibly influence any of us, human beings. Since 2004 Mila has been engaged into long-term projects on the territories of former USSR. This work has resulted in "Promising Waters", published in 2013, and book “Faces and Stories of Enterpreneurs” in 2015. Mila’s work has received multiple prestigious distinctions and her Photography Projects were exhibited internatonally.