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Walter Moser, Margit Zuckriegl, Wencke Hertzsch.

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In his impressive photo series Gregor Sailer examines the forms taken by closed cities in Siberia, Azerbaijan, Qatar, Chile, Algeria, Western Sahara, and Argentina. The term "closed city" was originally coined for the Soviet Union, where, for various reasons, the existence of numerous towns was long kept secret. Some of them were not officially "opened up" and added to maps until the early years of this century.

Even today, there are still artificially created urban zones across the globe that are hermetically sealed off from the outside world either by walls or by the hostile landscape that surrounds them.

Release Date 2011
Artist: Gregor Sailer
ISBN-13: 9783868283280
Topics Algeria, Architectural & Industryl, Argentina, Azerbaijan, Chile, Closed City, Individual Photographers, Monographs, Photography, Qatar, Regional, Siberia, Subjects & Themes, Western Sahara
Methods Photography
Language English, German
Format Paperback
Dimensions 23.9 × 30.0 × 2.4 cm
Pages 298

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