Norilsk

@ Gronsky, Alexander

978-1908889256

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Presentation by Galerie Polka :

"Silencieux, dénués de présence humaine, les paysages industrialo-urbains de la série Norilsk immergent le regardeur dans une ambiance mélancolique à travers ces ruines industrielles. Réalisée en 2013, cette série est fidèle au travail d’Alexander Gronsky dont la singularité se retrouve dans les paysages abandonnés aux teintes pastelles qui confèrent à ces paysages déshumanisés une certaine douceur. Ici, la présence de l’homme est bien visible, seules les usines, massives, désertées restent les témoins d’une modernité en constant renouvellement."

A difficult subject, because the history of this town is really tragic (built by the Gulag prisoners, and today one of the most polluted cities on Earth), but a really beautiful project, and a great book on all aspects.

Read a review of this book on the very good blog "who needs another photo blog".

64 pages - Hardcover

The Velvet Cell, 2015 (500 copies)

New - Mint condition

Gronsky, Alexander

Alexander Gronsky (Александр Гронский, born Tallinn, Estonia, 1980) is a landscape photographer, currently based in Riga, Latvia. He is known for his photographs of the Russian landscape, which have received solo exhibitions, awards and were published in his book Pastoral . Photo: © Alexander Gronsky
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