Contrary to the (rather dry) title of the exhibition, at Stop No. 2, no one gets off— they have already left, and a long time ago. Sergei Shestakov is fascinated by dead cities. He traveled to Chuckotka, Russia, about as far east as one can go, not far from Alaska, in search of an undesirable future. But Goudyn, a city abandoned by Soviet authorities at the end of the Cold War, represents a forgotten past. Twenty large color prints depict a succession of unsightly concrete buildings with crumbling walls and broken windows,that have been vacant for decades.
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