Simon Roberts - Motherland

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Simon Roberts - Motherland

Simon Roberts' epic book Motherland which documents his travels through Russia 2004-05

1st edition published by Chris Boot, 2005
Format: Hardback
Pages: 193
Condition: Good. Some shelf wear and small bump to cover.

"Photographer Simon Roberts travelled throughout Russia, for a year between July 2004 and August 2005, exploring the idea of the Russian motherland and creating one of the most extensive photographic accounts of this vast country by a Westerner. His images are not clichéd representations of a Russia ground down by poverty and despair; rather, he presents a beautiful and awe-inspiring land, with dignified people empowered by growing optimism. Intimate portraits of contemporary Russians show us a diverse people, united by a common sense of national identity, while breathtaking landscapes reveal the complexity of the country."