The images in this book are quite wild !
Igor Samolet takes us in the life of a group of young Russians, whose days and nights revolve around alcohol, acting nonsense and sex, adrift in some apparently derelict project buildings. They have fun and go wild at night under the influence, and the days just seem to linger in the expectation of what the next night is going to be, and time passes in what seems like long, desolate and hopeless hours.
be happy! is a book about the two opposite faces of the life of this youth. In a very straightforward manner, Samolet brings us the simplicity, carelessness and frivolity but also - and quite bluntly as well - the harshness, the sadnees, the poverty in the life of these misfits.
This book is listed in "The Photobook: A History volume III" by Martin Parr & Gerry Badger.
104 pages - Softcover in soft cardboard slipcase
Peperoni Books, 2013
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