Italy took control of Rhodos in 1912, in the latter days of the Italo-Turkish war. In the decades that followed, Italian colonists moved in and built settlements such as Campochiaro in the forested center of the island. When exploring the rooms of a now abandoned complex sidelining the central square, you get a sense of their […]
Part of Odessa’s charm is always close, but never in plain sight. The city is famous for its hidden courtyards, and rightly so. This series of three shows the diversity of these hidden spots, of which countless examples can be found throughout the city.
These photos were taken in the so-called Gogol House in Odessa, once home to the important Ukrainian writer Nikolai Gogol. The house dates back to 1846 and was owned by the writer’s uncle. The once luxurious villa has gone through many phases of repurposing since, including its use as barracks for the military, before finally […]
Odessa is an important city historically, and its harbour still is an important one on the Black Sea. A lot of its architecture is based on Western European styles, but its rough edges are what make the city truly unique. This mixture of industry, infrastructure and abandoned buildings are central to this series.
Old Lada’s are still a common sight in Odessa, and they go well with the old city’s messy streets and courtyards. In Odessa, there is a surprise around every corner, but the Lada is a consistent element.