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11.08.12 Marina Galperina

On November 28th, Sotheby’s London will be auctioning off the personal things, manuscripts, notebooks and letters of one of the most important filmmakers of all time, Andrei Tarkovsky. The director of Solaris, Stalker, Nostalgia was the Soviet Union’s rejected national treasure. Alongside photograph collections of his last years in exile, notes for his great theoretical work Sculpting in Time, director’s […]

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09.14.10 Marina Galperina

Last month, six artists on a Tarkovsky kick explored the Zone with a yet mysterious motive. See the photos from Plan C by Tod Seelie of Eva and Franco Mattes of 0100101110101101.org crawling around the radioactive remains of Chernobyl. Gas mask mountains, a sprouted post-Apocalypse and gorgeous peeling rot await. […]

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06.14.10 Marina Galperina

Soviet auteur and celluloid master Andrei Tarkovsky had made films like The Mirror, Nostalghia, Solaris (original) and The Sacrifice, though the linked trailers and clips hardly do the work justice. For a period of time, he also documented his surroundings with ethereal Polaroids available in this book and, naturally, bootleg-digitized by this Russian blog, as […]

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