GSK
This series documents visual space of garage building cooperatives (GSK - Garazhno-Stroitel'nyi Kooperativ) in the city of Moscow. GSK is considered to appear as a specific cultural artifact of the Soviet period and became widely spread in the 70s of the last century, when the notion of private property was unheard-of in the USSR. These garages turned out to be the training ground of traits and qualities of a property owner, unknown and unnecessary in the USSR. They also allowed the first instances of social self-organization. According to some estimates, one-storey garages will virtually disappear in Moscow in the nearest future.
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