Sunday 14th July 2024,
Post-Soviet Graffiti

Color and Shadows in the Chernobyl Radiation Zone

Painted Flowers Growing Out of a Long-Deserted Building. 2011. Pripyat, Ukraine. (Photo: Alex Cheban).

Shadows of Children Haunt the Desolate Village. 2011. Pripyat, Ukraine. (Photo: Alex Cheban).

 The Village of Pripyat and the Chernobyl Zone surrounding the nuclear disaster site of 1986 recently opened their environs to those travellers unafraid of residual radiation poisoning. I will likely sit this one out but Nic is eager to photograph and share the eerie graffiti drawn there over the last twenty-five years.

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  1. Debbie Fixler May 23, 2011 at 4:39 pm

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