A Bright Future by Richard Pitman

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A mural celebrating Soviet optimism and self-belief. Found in Pripyat’s former Post Office.


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“A photograph is always invisible; it is not it that we see.” Roland Barthes.

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  • rumimume
    rumimumeover 2 years ago

    Great Job & Great find !

    Something very compelling about crumbing optimisim. Symbols of success and a bright future in a place most people now associate with failure and a a dark past.

    Do/did you limit the amount of time your inside the exclusion zone each day ?

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