Acknowledgments: 

Project Leads: 

Kimberly Williams (Public Affairs Officer @ the U.S. Consulate General in Yekaterinburg, Russia)

Robin Lasser (Artist and Coordinator of the SJSU Photography Program, San Jose, California)

Photographers:

Denis Tarasov (Artist - Russian Team)

Sofia Nasyrova (Artist - Russian Team)

Brian Taylor (Artist - American Team)

Robin Lasser + Adrienne Pao (Artists - American Team)

U.S. Consulate General in Yekaterinburg:

Michael Reinert (Consulate General)

Kimberly Williams (Public Affairs Officer)

Maria Taff (Administrative Assistant)

Yulia Grigoryeva (Cultural Assistant)

Lada Tikhonova  (Press Assistant)

Vasiliy Garskov (Driver)

Metenkhov’s House Museum of Photography:

Raisa Zorina (Director)

Artem Berkovich (Curator)

Anastasia Piletskaya (Staff and Translator)

Urals Federal University:

Victor A. Koksharov, (Rector of the Urals Federal University)

Urals Marching Band:

Aleksandr Pavlov, (Band Director for Urals Marching Band)

Models:

Nina Savelyeva

Irina Shipulina

Ksenia Zaitseva

Anna Obolenskaya

Sieglinde Van Damme

Installers:

Andrey Plotnikov

Sergey Bozhko

Nikolay Chinov

Lighting and studio:

Stas Beloglazov, (Director of Magnet Photo School and Studio)

Peter Zakhanov, (Volunteer Photographer)

Vets:

Vladimir Alekseevich Novoselov

Ivan Mihailovich Konobeicev

Boris Andreevich Lizin

Book:

Connie Hwang, (Designer)

Thomas R Hummel, (Toppan Publications)

Kimberly Williams (Copy Editor)

Yulia Grigoryeva (Translator)

Maria Taff (Translator)

Tamara Danoyan (Translator)

Photographers (Robin Lasser + Adrienne Pao - Brian Taylor - Denis Tarasov - Sofia Nasyrova)

Writers (Kimberly Williams (Introduction), Artem Berkovich + Barbara Goldstein (Art Essays), Alexander Yakob and City Mayors: Yekaterinburg + San Jose (City's Introductions)

U.S. State Department (Book Commission)

Bilateral Presidential Commission (Book Grant)

Work in progress

Film:

Film maker, Cecilia Callahan. Film commissioned by the U.S. State Department

Art Production:

Rachel Richardson, (Seamstress and Designer)

Keay Edwards, (Studio Lighting, Photography and Sound Design)

City of San Jose:

Barbara Goldstein, (Director, Public Arts Program)

Lynn Rodgers, (Public Arts Manager)

Jennifer Easton, (Public Arts Manager)

Joe Hedges, (International Program Manager, City of San Jose Office of Economic Development)

City of San Jose Mayor and Council Members

Exhibition Fourth Street Windows Gallery:

Robin Treen, (Curator and Gallery Manager)

Jan Tulloch, (Solid State Sound)

Chester Rivera (Rivera Signs)

Jeffrey Opp, (Printer, Gallery Design and Installation)

Julie Weber, (Gallery Design and Installation)

Ara Ahadi, (Gallery Installer)

Elena Polanco, (Gallery Installer)

SJSU

Dean Toepfer, (Dean of Humanities and the Arts)

Larisa Brener, (International Exchange Coordinator)

William Goodrich, (SJSU Press)

Guides at San Jose sites during Russian Photographers visit to San Jose

Leslie Cross, (KLA-Tencor Corporation)

Meggan Powers, (KLA-Tencor Corporation)

Tim Baskerville, (Photographer and Educator, The Nocturnes)

Myrna Hayes, (Preserve Manager for the Mare Island Shoreline Heritage Preserve and the Founding President of the Mare Island Heritage Trust)

Volunteers at the Moffett Field Historical Society Museum

Gust Family, Stage Ranch

Photo Graduate Student Guides during the Russian Visit

Jeffrey Opp

Sieglinde Van Damme

Barbara Boissevain

Tamara Danoyan (Translator and Guide)