A photographer passionate about abandoned places, Jonk traveled all over Eastern Europe part of the former Soviet Union to immortalize the traces of another time. From East Germany to Ukraine, via Hungary and Bulgaria, he surveyed these neglected areas and crossed many “time capsules”. Mines, military bases, theaters, schools, and even hospitals are all places in which Soviet communism was embodied. So many places bearing strong symbols, working currency, political figures. Bunkers of another age, the Tchernobyl exclusion zone, military schools, tell us, in their own way, of the 20th century. “I travel the world in search of abandoned places....
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