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Victoria Lomasko

Other Russias

Stories and Drawings from the Age of Putin

€ 25.95


From a renowned graphic artist and activist, an incredible portrait of life in Russia today

`Victoria Lomasko`s gritty, street-level view of the great Russian people masterfully intertwines quiet desperation with open defiance. Her drawings have an on-the-spot immediacy that I envy. She is one of the brave ones` - Joe Sacco, author of Palestine

What does it mean to live in Russia today? What is it like to grow up in a forgotten city, to be a migrant worker or to grow old and seek solace in the Orthodox church?

For the past eight years, graphic artist and activist Victoria Lomasko has been travelling around Russia and talking to people as she draws their stories. She spent time in dying villages where schoolteachers outnumber students; she stayed with sex workers in the city of Nizhny Novgorod; she went to juvenile prisons and spoke to kids who have no contact with the outside world; and she attended every major political rally in Moscow.

The result is an extraordinary portrait of Russia in the Putin years -- a country full of people who have been left behind, many of whom are determined to fight for their rights and for progress against impossible odds. Empathetic, honest, funny, and often devastating, Lomasko`s portraits show us a side of Russia that is hardly ever seen.





Taal / Language : English

Extra informatie: 
Paperback / softback
320 pagina's
Januari 2017
509 gram
198 x 128 x 35 mm
PENGUIN GROUP gb


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