Photo Project of Frank Herfort: The Soviet Epoch Is Still Here

Photo Project of Frank Herfort: The Soviet Epoch Is Still Here

A popular German photographer Frank Herfort created a series of images that feature Soviet-like locations and situations. He dedicated his latter project to Russia where many things still have not changed since the Soviet period.

Photo Project of Frank Herfort: The Soviet Epoch Is Still Here

Photo Project of Frank Herfort: The Soviet Epoch Is Still Here

Abandoned farm in the Moscow region.

Photo Project of Frank Herfort: The Soviet Epoch Is Still Here

In Kirov.

Photo Project of Frank Herfort: The Soviet Epoch Is Still Here

Police therapy in Grozny.

Photo Project of Frank Herfort: The Soviet Epoch Is Still Here

Picnic in Maryino.

Photo Project of Frank Herfort: The Soviet Epoch Is Still Here

Theater administration in Kolomenskoye.

Photo Project of Frank Herfort: The Soviet Epoch Is Still Here

Huge dummy of an elephant and the director of the Moscow Zoo.

Photo Project of Frank Herfort: The Soviet Epoch Is Still Here

Airport building in Moscow reconstructed into a sports facility.

Photo Project of Frank Herfort: The Soviet Epoch Is Still Here

VIP-hall of the station.

Photo Project of Frank Herfort: The Soviet Epoch Is Still Here

Melon salesman.

Photo Project of Frank Herfort: The Soviet Epoch Is Still Here

The facade of the only hotel in Polyarny.

Photo Project of Frank Herfort: The Soviet Epoch Is Still Here

Russia stuck in the Soviet space…

Photo Project of Frank Herfort: The Soviet Epoch Is Still Here

The author of these photographs was born himself in GDR and had a similar Soviet childhood.

Photo Project of Frank Herfort: The Soviet Epoch Is Still Here

The Soviet epoch has not gone so far…

2 thoughts on “Photo Project of Frank Herfort: The Soviet Epoch Is Still Here”

  1. Since the Soviet state ended on thing that has been added to Russian life are the huge proliferation of garish advertising signs. It has made the street scene look like a real life version of the Blade Runner movie.

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