Danila Tkachenko is a Russian photographer whose series Restricted Areas crystallises the tendencies of many artists working on themes of the post-Soviet space. As Calvert 22’s Power and Architecture season demonstrates, there is a healthy interest in the abandoned or neglected buildings that once served as landmarks of Soviet ambition: the rack and ruin of utopia. What sets Tkachenko apart is the unforgiving simplicity of his compositions. — calvertjournal.com
All photos from Danila Tkachenko's series Restricted Areas. For far more of these beauties, head over to Calvert Journal.Related stories in the Archinect news:New photo book documents the beautifully outlandish architecture of Soviet bus stopsHaunting beauty: Alexander Gronsky photographs...
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