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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That region has undergone some huge and traumatic changes in a very short period of time and this book captures the raw essence of those changes. If you are looking for our image archives and licencing service, please visit Magnum Pro Don’t show again Yes, take me to Magnum Pro No, thank you.

Extremely interesting to read and the photographs are amazing, very atmospheric.

Tjeerd rated it it was amazing Feb 06, Withoutabox Submit to Film Benciksen. A compelling work, this book sheds light on a widely forgotten chapter of Soviet history. 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.


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

My Cart Checkout My Account. Kuroneko rated it it was amazing Jan 07, No trivia or quizzes yet. This book gives a very illustrated insight into the fringe of the former USSR. We may not hear much about them today, but bsndiksen will certainly hear more from them in the near future as the fall of the Iron Curtain continues to reverberate throughout the region. Now each region is on its own in a chaotic political environment, sometimes without diplomatic recognition from neighbors, much less the international community.

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Newsroom An Atmosphere of Fear: Satellites is a photographic journey through the scattered enclaves, unrecognized mini-states, and other isolated communities that straddle the southern borderlands of the former USSR. Joe rated it really liked it Nov 28, Want to Read saving…. The history as well as anecdotes and faits divers of all six republics covered in this photographic journey are neatly summarized, each in a short two-page presentation that prefaces the successive series of images.


Bendiksen arrived in Russia from his native Norway in at the age of twenty.

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Hauntingly beautiful, these sixty-two arresting color photographs unsentimentally reveal the often grim circumstances in these half-forgotten regions that are uniformly poor and polluted—and often politically unstable. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.

Everithing makes you think you’ll find a lot of photographs of satellites inside this book: Click here to view images and listen to his personal account of life in a land after the Soviets.

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