Soviet Bus Stops

Canadian photographer Christopher Herwig has been on a mission to raise awareness of Soviet bus stops. He feels that they're an under-appreciated form of architectural art, "built as quiet acts of creativity against overwhelming state control." But he warns that they're disappearing fast due to demolition.

He collected together over 150 of his photographs in the 2015 book Soviet Bus Stops. More recently, a documentary film, again titled Soviet Bus Stops, follows his years-long effort to photograph the bus stops.

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     Posted By: Alex - Fri Jun 14, 2024
     Category: Architecture | Mass Transit | Books | Documentaries | Bus





Comments
This reminds me of a book I once saw called Afghan Trucks. Back in the day, trucks in Afghanistan were elaborately decorated.
Posted by ges on 06/14/24 at 08:15 AM
Art Chrusjtjov wouldn´t like.
Posted by F.U.D. in Stockholm on 06/14/24 at 10:18 AM









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