Black Garden

Inside the narrow valleys of the Caucasus Mountains there is a country not appearing in the maps: Nagorno-Karabakh, which name a mixed of Russian, Turkish and Persian languages-means Mountainous Black Garden.

This self-proclaimed republic is the result of a cruel conflict (20 to 30 thousand victims) that started in the 1988, when its majority Armenian population started demanding the independence from the Soviet Republic of Azerbaijan.

People in Karabakh try to survive as they can.
The work presents a personal vision of a journey through the region where misery and a Cold-War atmosphere make this country, that does ‘not exist’, a misterious and almost irreal place.

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