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6:07 PM  September 10, 2019

Tomsk citizens put "woods" residents stories, photos on "Stories Map"

© предоставила Ася ВостриковаTomsk citizens put woods residents stories, photos on Stories Map

TOMSK, Sep 10 – RIA Tomsk. Tomsk citizens will collect stories of residents of wooden houses within the framework of the "Tomsk. Map of Stories" photo-documentary project, which goal – is to draw attention to the preservation of the city’s wooden architecture, the project author Asya Vostrikova told RIA Tomsk on Tuesday.

According to her, the photo-documentary project "Tomsk. Map of Stories" is being implemented at the expense of the presidential grant (2.6 million rubles) and is dedicated to Tomsk citizens who live in wooden houses. During the year, journalists, students of the Faculty of Journalism of TSU, well-known photographers – both Tomsk and Russian – will collect stories, shoot the heroes of the project and their homes. Then all materials will be placed on an interactive map on the Internet.

"In total, we will tell the stories of 60 heroes, while we have found only 15. For example, one of the heroes – is a Tomsk native nicknamed Chapa, who has lived in Tatar settlement all his life — for more than 70 years. We will tell about a family whose representative participated in the restoration of the building of Tomsk State University, and about the house where about 200 professors, scientists and associate professors of the university lived at different times", – the interlocutor of the agency said.

She added that the goal of the "Tomsk. Map of stories" project – is to draw the attention of citizens to the problem of preserving the wooden architecture of the city. "This winter we plan to hold an exhibition where we will present the stories that we managed to collect, another exhibition will be held in the summer. Then we want to translate the project into English so that people know about us abroad", – Vostrikova added.

Everyone can take part in the project. You can contact its authors by phone 32-92-78 or on the project page.

Tomsk was founded in 1604, in the city preserved wooden and stone houses of the XVIII-XIX centuries. The conservation program for wooden architecture currently includes 701 houses, 189 of them – are monuments of federal and regional importance.

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