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    Book Review: On “Moskva” by Sandra Ratkovic

    March 6, 2018

    With her documentary photographs in the illustrated book “Moskva” Sandra Ratkovic directs her gaze to the ordinary everyday life of the people in Moscow and captures with her camera strange, absurd and bizarre moments of everyday life in this megacity. The powerful colours and the oblique motifs of the photographs give the viewer a sense of the contrasts of this city, with which their inhabitants are confronted day by day. There is the comparison of tradition and modernity, of old,…

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    Book Review: On “Provintsiya”

    The photographer Heinrich Völkel and the poet Hendrick Jackson embark on a literary journey through the vastly unknown Russian province. This journey is premised on the thesis that essentially all places outside of Moscow…

    February 13, 2018