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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We may not hear much about sateellites today, but we will certainly hear more as the fall of the Iron Curtain continues to reverberate throughout the region. Jonas Bendiksen Satellites Scrap metal dealers collecting and blowtorching the wreckage of a crashed Soyuz spacecraft. The Places We Live. Jonas Bendiksen Satellites A father and son pray in their home.

Satellites: Photographs from the Fringes of the Former Soviet Union

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The quality of photography is outstanding and the black border presentation is quite effective. But what if all these selves came together at once…? In Transdniester, a breakaway region of Moldova that survives by functioning as a giant black market for illicit traffic in all manner of goods, from leftover Soviet munitions to bootlegged booze, Bendiksen was expelled on the grounds that he was bensiksen “protagonist in an international spy ring.


The book is great! Satellites is a dense and beautiful, yet emotional, probe of forgotten lands.

Jonas Bendiksen: Satellites

It is also a book that deserves many visits because the images evoke layers of emotions. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Newsroom An Atmosphere of Fear: Published August satelliets by Aperture first published Rune Norheim rated it really liked it May 24, Preview — Satellites by Jonas Bendiksen.

Somewhere out in the world, your other selves are lurking—alternative versions of you from moments that could have been or will be in the future. One of the most fascinating photo books I ever saw. My Cart Checkout My Account.

Kit Condill rated it it was amazing Jan 13, 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 bendikaen bleak and harsh. Transdniester is in many ways one of the last bastions of communist nostalgia in the former USSR.


Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. The crackdown on Islam makes it dangerous to pray in public. Now each region is on its own in a chaotic political environment, sometimes without diplomatic recognition from neighbors, much less the international community. Brett Kozinn rated it liked it Mar 01, konas Traversing scattered and unrecognized mini-states, along with other isolated communities, Jonas Bendiksen jonws the southern borderlands of the former U.

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Essential Writings about Photography from Aperture. Want to Read saving…. Extremely interesting to read and the photographs are amazing, very atmospheric.

See and discover other items: They are all tiny regions floating in the periphery of Russia or the ex-Soviet bloc countries.