Satellites: Photographs from the Fringes of the Former Soviet Union is the culmination of Jonas Bendiksen’s fascinating seven-year photographic journey. Jonas Bendiksen roamed around the “satellite” nations of the former USSR for several years, making stunning photographs and writing short eloquent articles. Jonas Bendiksen. · Rating details · 41 ratings · 2 reviews. This culmination of a fascinating seven-year photographic journey takes viewers through the.

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A clear step backwards: We may not hear much about them today, but we will certainly hear more as the fall of the Iron Curtain continues to reverberate throughout the region.

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Traversing scattered and unrecognized mini-states, along with other isolated gendiksen, Jonas Bendiksen explores the southern borderlands of the former U. We have made some changes to our site. Thodoris Tzalavras rated it it was amazing Sep 10, Carly Planella rated it it was amazing Nov 05, This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

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Now each region is on its own in a chaotic political environment, bendiksrn without diplomatic recognition from neighbors, much less the international community.

Satellites is a dense and beautiful, yet emotional, probe of forgotten lands. This book gives a very illustrated bendjksen into the fringe of the former USSR.

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One person found this helpful. Joe rated it really liked it Nov 28, I, however, plunged straight into the imagery of Satellitespaying not the slightest heed to the essays.

Rune Norheim rated it really liked it May 24, Be it the old lady returning to the skeleton of her bullet-scarred, Soviet apartment block, or the lone drinker in a bar surveyed by the watchful eyes of Marx and Lenin, daily life in these enclaves is presented as bleak and harsh. May 25, Nordia rated it liked it.


Jonas Bendiksen: Satellites

Environmentalists fear for the region’s future due to the toxic rocket fuel. But what if all these selves came together at once…? Review “No matter how brilliant, Bendiksen’s captionless photographs–stark streetscapes, desolate landscapes, claustrophobic interiors–can’t begin to describe the bloody history or current collapse of these self-styled sovereign states, but his brief introductions to each splinter republic do the trick succinctly and with wit.

Jonas Bendiksen Satelpites Villagers collecting scrap from a crashed spacecraft, surrounded by thousands of white butterflies. Jeroen Schwartz rated it liked it May 10, Jonas Bendiksen Satellites Halal slaughter house.

Uncertainty, vulnerability and isolation echo through the pages. Roland Barthes and the Opposite of Photogenic: Interspersed throughout are some pretty awesome pictures, and a brief summary of sometimes forgotten countries that exist as “satellites” of the current Russia, former USSR.

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