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.

Author: Nilabar Shaktilabar
Country: Turks & Caicos Islands
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Medical
Published (Last): 13 June 2009
Pages: 385
PDF File Size: 17.98 Mb
ePub File Size: 18.56 Mb
ISBN: 799-7-29313-910-7
Downloads: 33082
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Zulugul

Satellites: Photographs from the Fringes of the Former Soviet Union

Customers who viewed this item also viewed. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

Traversing scattered and unrecognized mini-states, along with other isolated communities, Jonas Bendiksen explores the southern borderlands of the former U. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Click here to view images and listen to his personal account of life in a land after the Soviets.

Newsroom The Magnum Digest: Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. The images, the stories, the concept, the graphic design, everything. Tjeerd rated it it was amazing Feb 06, Although a second reading with the text offered me a very different vision, my initial reaction to the book was one of desolation.


I’ve never written an Amazon review, but after finding this book, I want to say how much I loved it! View the discussion thread. One person found this helpful. Jonas Bendiksen takes a remarkable concept: Treat yourself to some inspiration….

Now each region is on its own in a chaotic political environment, sometimes without diplomatic recognition from neighbors, much less the international community. Hardcoverpages. Somewhere sagellites in the world, your other selves are lurking—alternative versions of you from moments that could have been or will be in the future.

We sense years of conflict and oppression weigh heavily on the protagonists. Refresh satelltes try again. The Soviet collapse spawned 15 new countries that are now established members of the international community.

Jonas Bendiksen: Satellites • Magnum Photos

Uncertainty, vulnerability and isolation echo through the pages. New firearms regulations and police use of lethal force in Argentina. Marie rated it it was amazing Apr 24, Preview — Satellites by Jonas Bendiksen. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the joonas. David rated it really liked it Jan 14, Everithing makes you think you’ll find a lot of photographs of satellites inside this book: Lists with This Book.

Abkhazia, Transnistria and Nagorno-Karabakh—what do satellitez all have in common? However, economic, political and ethnic disparities also gave birth to a series of lesser known unrecognized republics, national aspirations, and legacies. The crackdown on Islam makes it dangerous to pray in public. Sections openDemocracy Free thinking for the world. Get to Know Us. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.


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.

For nearly ten years Jonas Bendiksen has been exploring this fractured landscape, witnessing the fascinating and the surreal.

‘Satellites,’ Jonas Bendiksen | openDemocracy

Satellites by Joans Bendiksen Hardcover 62 four-color images Pages 7. Satellites is a dense and beautiful, yet emotional, probe of forgotten lands. A list of the projects, articles and conversations that captivated our readers in Share your thoughts with other customers.

Customers who bought this item also bought. 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.

Christian Bermudez rated it it was amazing Jul 29, An eclectic list of personal favorites—specialists from all over the world name their top photobook picks fromspanning bendikswn from classical forms to experimental objects. This is a unique feature by Magnum Photosbrought to you by openDemocracy.