May 11th 2011katie

There’s something coldly beautiful about these Brutalist post-war concrete monuments (spomeniks), dotted around former Yugoslavia in Eastern Europe, painstakingly tracked down and photographed by Jan Kempenaers.

See more of the series here, and there’s a great article on their creation and documentation here.

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Comments (3)

  • Kate@oh Knit!

    May 11th 2011 at 10:24 pm


  • mizhenka

    May 11th 2011 at 11:30 pm

    I love these – especially the last one. Would love to know where they are!

  • drenka

    May 16th 2011 at 7:59 pm

    I am proud to say that I live in Macedonia -this is one of the former Yugoslavian states and I love watching these monuments.

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