polly chesnokova is a cinematographer and a soon-to-be Dartmouth graduate where they are completing a senior fellowship in cultural preservation and film.
Originally from Kyiv, Ukraine, polly takes much inspiration from Eastern European cinematic traditions. As a non-binary artist, polly strives to explore the themes of gender-fluidity and gender-neutral society through their films and other visual mediums. In 2022, polly started their mentorship program cycle with FutureNow Media Foundation.

photo: bernardo de nardi