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Spomenik #1 (Podgaric, Croatia), 2006. Photograph: Jan Kempenaers Commissioned by Tito to commemorate this World War II battle site and designed by Croatian sculptor Dušan Džamonja in 1967. This superstructure is seen by just handfuls of people, brave enough to explore the nether regions of the Balkans.

These Yugoslavian Monuments Look Like Relics From An Alien Civilization

Spomenik #1 (Podgaric, Croatia), 2006. Photograph: Jan Kempenaers Commissioned by Tito to commemorate this World War II battle site and designed by Croatian sculptor Dušan Džamonja in 1967. This superstructure is seen by just handfuls of people, brave enough to explore the nether regions of the Balkans.

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胸騒ぎがするほど異彩を放つ旧ユーゴスラビア時代に建てられた巨大モニュメントの数々

Photographer Jan Kempenaers toured the countryside of former countries that made up Yugoslavia and documented old, forgotten monuments. Many of the monuments are WWII and concentration camp memorials commissioned by president Josip Broz Tito in the 60s and 70s. Following the fall of socialism they were and remain abandoned and forgotten.

Forgotten and Abandoned Monuments in Former Yugoslavia

Photographer Jan Kempenaers toured the countryside of former countries that made up Yugoslavia and documented old, forgotten monuments. Many of the monuments are WWII and concentration camp memorials commissioned by president Josip Broz Tito in the 60s and 70s. Following the fall of socialism they were and remain abandoned and forgotten.

Yugoslav war memorials

Yugoslav war memorials

The House of Soviets in Kaliningrad. Photo by Frédéric Chaubin, from "CCCP: Cosmic Communist Constructions Photographed." The architecture of the Eastern Bloc—a conundrum of impossible complexity, or at least that's what it looks like judging from ...

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