Underneath the streets of Moscow, there’s a whole other world of opulent architecture for visitors to discover: the Moscow Metro. David Burdeny, an architect-turned-photographer from Canada, believes that he was the first photographer ever to be allowed to shoot the stations after-hours, when they were closed to passengers. The Moscow Metro, which opened in 1935, was designed to be one big Soviet propaganda project. Burdeny’s photo series, “Russia: A Bright Future,” will be on display at the Jennifer Kostuik gallery in Vancouver.
1. Taganskaya Metro Station, Moscow
2. Elektrozavodskaya Metro Station, Moscow
3. Komsomolskaya Metro Station, Moscow
4. Mayakovskaya Metro Station, Moscow
5. Novolobodskaya Metro Station, Moscow
6. Arbatskaya Metro Station, Moscow
7. Avoto Metro Station, St. Petersburg
8. Kiyevsskaya Station, Moscow
9. Sokol Metro Station, Moscow
10. Kiyevsskaya Metro Station (east), Moscow
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