Between the Black and White Clouds
What images come to mind when you hear democracy, or tyranny? Would they not be polar opposites? What does it take to leave the former and step onto the territory of the latter? Lithuania and Belarus are situated on the opposing ends of the scale measuring the nature of political regimes in Europe. Still, their national histories have been crossing paths since the 13th century. The most recent and most evident, though, is their common Soviet legacy. For my project Between the Black and White Clouds, I went to the towns lying close to the Belarusian-Lithuanian border to show what hides at the junction of the European Union and 'the last dictatorship in Europe'
Marwah Al Mugait • Lívia Bonadio • Kasia Ciechanowska • Faye De Gannes • Pio De Rose • Michael McGuinness • Daniel J Norwood • Fabio Pezzarini • Kevin Ricks • Zlata Rodionova • Anastasia Shpilko • Sukruti Staneley • Camilla Watkins • Michele Zambon • Cheng Zeng •