For its first photography exhibition, the library of the Jan Michalski Foundation is presenting the series Solovki by Jean-Luc Bertini, published last year by Le Bec en l’air. Starting in 1923, the Solovki islands were the site of the first labor camp opened by Russian revolutionaries starting in 1923. In the beginning, some form of cultural life was still tolerated and developed thanks to the presence of artists, intellectuals and scientists. A library with 30,000 volumes was pieced together with the first waves of deportees.
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