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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Satellites: Photographs from the Fringes of the Former Soviet Union by Jonas Bendiksen

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. The spacecraft crash zones between Russia and Kazakhstan reveal a Soviet-inflected version of the entrepreneurial spirit. Samantha rated it really liked it Jul 25, The cover picture alone is worth the book.

Jonas Bendiksen Satellites Villagers collecting scrap from a crashed spacecraft, surrounded by thousands of white butterflies.

Kuroneko rated it it was amazing Jan 07, That Bendiksen’s space shot metaphor for the rise and fall of the outskirts or the former Soviet Union is particularly apt is made clear by the images in the book. Sign up for Aperture’s weekly newsletter: This book was produced to accompany a satellits exhibition, which opened at the Jewish Historical Museum, Amsterdam.


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The Soviet collapse spawned 15 new countries that are now established members of the international community. Thodoris Tzalavras rated it it was amazing Sep 10, Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.

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Satellites: Photographs from the Fringes of the Former Soviet Union

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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. Write a customer review. We may not hear much about them today, but we will certainly hear more from them in the near future as the fall of the Iron Curtain continues to reverberate throughout the region.


A compelling work, this book sheds light on a widely forgotten chapter of Soviet history. Books by Jonas Bendiksen. Lists with This Book.

A collector’s item now, and I dearly hold onto my copy which I received satellitess a very special present for a very jonaw birthday in Istanbul of all places You must have JavaScript enabled in your browser to utilize the functionality of this website. The absence of physical proximity, a friendly glance or even a smile renders the atmosphere inhospitable. It is an international co-operative owned by its photographer-members. Christian Bermudez rated it it was amazing Jul 29, I also found the commentary illuminating, albeit a bit on the short side.

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