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© Rob Hornstra, The Sochi Project.

‘It brilliantly merges journalism and storytelling with found photographs and formal portraits to create a profile of a potentially dangerous region.’ — Sean O’Hagan, The Guardian

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Hornstra’s photographic approach combines the best of documentary storytelling with contemporary portraiture, found photographs, and other visual elements collected over the course of their travels. Van Bruggen contributes a series of engaging stories about the people, the land, and its turbulent history. Together, the images and texts unpack the complex, multivalent story of this contested region. Designed by long-standing collaborators Kummer & Herrman, The Sochi Project book, website and exhibition: An Atlas of War and Tourism in the Caucasus is the culmination of this five year project, a contemporary masterpiece of photography and journalism in the collaborative tradition of James Agee and Walker Evans, Dorothea Lange and Paul Taylor.

PhotoIreland Festival 2014 - Truths, Facts, Fictions, Lies  

PhotoIreland Festival 2014 catalogue Truths, Facts, Fictions, Lies

PhotoIreland Festival 2014 - Truths, Facts, Fictions, Lies  

PhotoIreland Festival 2014 catalogue Truths, Facts, Fictions, Lies

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