The award-winning first book by French photographer-artist Lise Sarfati (b.1958) is now available in paperback. Sarfati documents the human and architectural ruins of post-communist Russia: a world of decaying buildings and abandoned factories , psychiatric institutes and detention centres, all peopled with lost characters.
Buy Acta Est book by Nathalie Chapuis from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
(297mm x 198mm x 11mm)
Phaidon Press Ltd
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Author Biography - Nathalie Chapuis
Lise Sarfati (b.1958) studied Russian at the Sorbonne in Paris before taking up photography. During the 1990s she won many major photography awards for her photographs of Russia. She became an associate member of Magnum Photos in 1999. Olga Medvedkova is an art historian based in Paris. She studied History of Art in Moscow and Paris and is the co-author of several books including L'art Russe (Paris, 1991).