Architecture and art, Eastern Europe, Europe

Aesthetic of ugliness – abandoned USSR buildings

USSR left its mark on the worldwide history and culture (or lack thereof) and this is a fact. While the historical facts are highly popular and often thought of as too obsolete to draw any more attention, the social sides of the story are often left out. Here’s why there are photographers all around the world preoccupied with telling a visual story of the kid of mark the communism actually left.

Abandoned concert hall, Ukraine via flickr.com

Abandoned concert hall, Ukraine via flickr.com

Home abandoned in Russia

Home abandoned in Russia

Cernobyl City Center via flickr.com

Cernobyl City Center via flickr.com

Abandoned school in Ukraine via flickr.com

Abandoned school in Ukraine via flickr.com

Basketball Hall, Sweden by flickr.com

Basketball Hall, Sweden via flickr.com

Russian Hospital

Russian Hospital via flickr.com

USSR Research center

USSR Research center

USSR Submarine via flickr.com

USSR Submarine via flickr.com

Bulgarian Headquarters of the Communist Party via darkroastedblend.com

Headquarters of the Communist Party, Bulgaria via googleusercontent.com

Hungary after USSR via Rebecca Lietfield

Chernobyl Caroussel via media.tumblr.com

Chernobyl via nathanael.fr

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