Ukraine's lost photos: restored images reveal Soviet-era lives

When war broke out in eastern Ukraine in 2014, thousands of people were forced to flee their homes, transforming thriving communities into ghost towns overnight. As classrooms became sniper nests, family homes became barracks and community centres turned into ammunition caches, precious remnants of peacetime life were consumed by the war. Among these lost relics are the remains of a bombed-out Soviet photographic lab – with hundreds of rolls of film left rotting among the rubble.
The photojournalist Samuel Eder found the film in April 2019, while in Ukraine representing the Foundation For... read more

 
10 December 2019 in Art & Culture, Views: 26
Source: Guardian
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