Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Maria Yatskova

Miss Gulag (2007), by Maria Yatskova, documents a beauty contest at a women's prison in Siberia. Although the time period is post-Soviet Union, the prison buildings and pageant judges (above) have a certain totalitarian edge.
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