Tag: communism

  • Museum of Communism is Here!

    written by anarchy on 2009-08-05 #places
    Museum of Communism is Here!

    The Museum of Communism might be hard to find, but when you finally get inside you're in for an interesting trip back to a time that seems so much further away than only 20 years ago.

  • LomoPeople: Svala

    written by willyboy on 2011-03-31
    LomoPeople: Svala

    It was one day in August that fate would play an unexpected turn. She came out of nowhere bedecked in a bowler hat and full of enthusiasm for her newly adopted city of London. She changed everything. She taught me about a whole range of new and delicious things that life had to offer. One of them, Lomography, really stuck. The other: Communism, unexpectedly grew.

  • Memento Park - Preserving Communist Monuments

    written by anarchy on 2009-08-06 #places
    Memento Park - Preserving Communist Monuments

    Take a trip back in time when all public places were adorned with gigantic monuments of Communist heroes and anybody who had a car drove a Trabant.

  • Memento Park

    written by paper_doll on 2010-10-17 #places
    Memento Park

    Communism in Hungary may have ended in 1989, but on the outskirts of Budapest there is a park where you can still feel it. After the fall of communism, citizens of Eastern European cities understandably began destroying the buildings, statues and symbols of the era and regime that had oppressed them since 1949.

  • Holiday Communism

    written by pouva on 2010-08-06 #places
    Holiday Communism

    What suits a Russian camera better than a few days of holiday communism? Join me as I celebrate in Germany a festival of tolerance and homogeneity. All people from all walks of life, with different tastes and interests, flock here to have the time of their life!

  • Castro's Cuba: Reality on the Island Through the Eyes Of Lee Lockwood

    written by lomographymagazine on 2016-06-03 #culture #news
    Castro's Cuba: Reality on the Island Through the Eyes Of Lee Lockwood

    Between 1959 and 196, photojournalist Lee Lockwood captured some rare and fascinating insights into the enigmatic life of Communist leader Fidel Castro. His portrait and documentation of Cuba's transformation during the 1960s is now republished as a photo book, including never before seen images.

  • Soviet Landmark (Vilnius)

    written by jelga on 2008-10-14 #places
    Soviet Landmark (Vilnius)

    Vilnius city center is characterized above all by baroque, Gothic and renaissance constructions so I was really surprised when, from a hill, I saw an impressive soviet looking building standing like a huge vessel on the other side of the river Neris.