On the other side of the mountains
2010 / English / 12,000 copies
On the other side of the mountains is a 64-page newspaper which – if you combine two
newspapers – can also function as an exhibition measuring 1.20 x 6 metres. The publication
was especially developed for the European Month of Photography, a joint venture between
European photography festivals in Rome, Berlin, Bratislava, Vienna and Luxembourg.
‘On the other
side of the mountains’ is a story about Krasny Vostok, a village with one foot in the 19th
century, still partially without gas and electricity. Barely 200 kilometres from Sochi, but a
world away. There is no reason to portray this village; and that's why they did.
The Caucasus is more than just conflict and refugees, fundamentalist Islam or billion
to view 'On the other side of the mountains' online.
On the other side of the mountains won the Dutch Canon Prijs for innovative journalism 2010 and received an honorable mention in the Magnum Expression Award 2010.