Lands of No-Return (Chapter 1, 2009 / Chapter 2, 2016) is a long-term, ongoing project portraying the last remains of the authentic Ukrainian villages and its elderly inhabitants.
I was born in Ukraine, and my grandparents lived in one of the small villages near Kiev. I remember visiting this place as a child. Those memories are filled with light and happiness.
When I visited this village again for the first time in 2006, after many years of immigration, I was astonished at how lifeless and miserable it had become.
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