Ruin Porn

Arch of history: what the ruins of Palmyra reveal about conflicting visions of the East and the West

Arch of history: what the ruins of Palmyra reveal about conflicting visions of the East and the West

Beauty and the east: allure and exploitation in post-Soviet ruin photography

Beauty and the east: allure and exploitation in post-Soviet ruin photography

Beauty and the east: is it time to kick our addiction to ruin porn?

Beauty and the east: is it time to kick our addiction to ruin porn?

Come undone: a last glimpse inside a Soviet-era Dagestani bazaar

Come undone: a last glimpse inside a Soviet-era Dagestani bazaar

Exhibition: See Soviet accomplishments standing in ruin

Exhibition: See Soviet accomplishments standing in ruin

Lost empire: Eric Lusito searched for abandoned Soviet military bases. What he found was amazing

Lost empire: Eric Lusito searched for abandoned Soviet military bases. What he found was amazing

Meet the photographer hunting hidden post-communist treasures

Meet the photographer hunting hidden post-communist treasures

Not quite forgotten: Stories of survival through the lens of Tamas Dezso

Not quite forgotten: Stories of survival through the lens of Tamas Dezso

Snow ghosts: haunting images of derelict Soviet infrastructure

Snow ghosts: haunting images of derelict Soviet infrastructure

Soviet-era wallpaper with a lot of stories to tell

Soviet-era wallpaper with a lot of stories to tell

The conflicted past and uncertain future of the Buzludzha monument, Bulgaria’s ‘communist UFO’

The conflicted past and uncertain future of the Buzludzha monument, Bulgaria’s ‘communist UFO’

Will the Socialists reverse the fortunes of Bulgaria’s “UFO” monument?

Will the Socialists reverse the fortunes of Bulgaria’s “UFO” monument?