Two men by the Volga River in Astrakhan, Russia. Every winter, on the day of Epiphany, members of the Russian Orthodox Church plunge themselves three times into the river to remember Christs baptism. Photograph by Chloe Dewe Mathews, from her monograph Caspian: The Elements
, published by Aperture and Peabody Museum Press in October.
Courtesy the artist, Aperture, and Peabody Museum Press