Author(s): Andreas Horvath
Photographer and filmmaker Andreas Horvath has traveled to Yakutia in northeast Siberia several times during the last ten years collecting impressions. His resume is impressive: in addition to having made several independent films, his photographs have been published in journals and books, he has had single and group exhibitions in various countries, and teaches in Salzburg. As Andreas Horvath explains, Yakutia lies seven time zones away from Moscow, a land the size of western Europe. Many people are unaware of it, even today, but those who know it, and those who live there, describe it with a mixture of pride and awe as Siberia of Siberia A reviewer, Ryszard Kapuscinski, writes: ...This book is like the chronicle of a world across which a terrible hurricane has swept, wreaking destruction on everything in its wake, the landscape, the houses and the people...An outstanding album, a moving work that bears witness to talent and artistic sensitivity..