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Aeroflot Cloudbusting Blood Red Frontier Town
Boy on motorbike Solovetsky washing Soviet truck Empty house
Going nowhere fast Barbed wire found on beach by boy Cat in dust Ballet
Limb Torso Ants Birch
  Archangel, 2005.


In the summer of 2005 I travelled with my sister to Archangel, just below the Arctic circle in northern Russia. We went on a mission to find out information about our grandfather, who was arrested there in 1930.

We visited the nearby Island of Solovetsky, where Stalin built his first concentration camp in the 1920ís. There, we began to feel the real significance of the countless number of peopleís lives destroyed by the atrocities, of which our grandfather was just one.

This significance lives on today in the families of the disappeared and killed.
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