A Century of Seeking Solitude

Robert Capa © International Center of Photography Georgia. 1947. © Robert Capa © International Center of Photography | Magnum Photos
Patrick Zachmann Mierab Kostava’s funerals, leader of the independence movement. Tbilissi, Georgia. 1989. © Patrick Zachmann | Magnum Photos
Henri Cartier-Bresson Rustavi, Georgia. 1972. © Henri Cartier-Bresson | Magnum Photos
Patrick Zachmann Video images of the April 9th massacre. Tbilissi, Georgia. 1989. © Patrick Zachmann | Magnum Photos
Thomas Dworzak Burial of a peasant killed by a mine. During the war he had fled his village. He was harvesting in a minefield in an effort to feed his family. Abkhazia, Georgia. 10/1993. © Thomas Dworzak | Magnum Photos
Carl De Keyzer Demonstration against central power of Moscow. Near Opera house. Erevan, Armenia. 1988. © Carl De Keyzer | Magnum Photos
Thomas Dworzak The reburial of around 120 Abkhaz soldiers who had been killed 6 months earlier in a Georgian ambush. After the takeover of Abkhazia by the Abkhaz forces, they exhumated the bodies and famillies ca (...)
Jonas Bendiksen During the 1993 war with Georgia, over 10.000 people died, and hundreds of non-Abkhazians were forced to flee the country, leaving behind a decaying city. Sukhum, Abkhazia, Georgia. 2005. © Jonas Bendiksen | Magnum Photos
Alex Majoli Looking at Soth Ossetian Check point from a sniper monocle. Disnici, Georgia. 2009. © Alex Majoli | Magnum Photos
Thomas Dworzak Celebrations of Stalins birthday in his hometown. Gori, Georgia. December 1995. © Thomas Dworzak | Magnum Photos
Jonas Bendiksen With its lush Black Sea location, Abkhazia - a breakaway state within Georgia recognised by Russia and a few other nations - is trying to attract Russian tourists. Here, at a road stop on the tour (...)
Jonas Bendiksen Although Abkhazia is isolated, half-abandoned and still suffering war wounds due to its unrecognized status, both locals and Russian tourists are drawn to the warm waters of the Black Sea. This unr (...)
Martin Parr Maxbet slot machine club. Tbilisi, Georgia. 2009. © Martin Parr | Magnum Photos
Mark Power Madneuli Gold Mine. Kazreti, Georgia. 24 March 2009. © Mark Power | Magnum Photos
Paolo Pellegrin Father Alexander, an orthodox priest, blessing a home in the village of Kotelia. Georgia. 2009 © Paolo Pellegrin | Magnum Photos
Mark Power Camp for refugees from South Ossetia, built in just two months. Tserovani, Georgia. 25 March 2009. © Mark Power | Magnum Photos
Diana Markosian Children play in the village of Vardiginetki in the Borjomi region. Vardiginetki, Georgia. 2016. © Diana Markosian | Magnum Photos
Alex Majoli During a mass inside a 12 Century Orthodox church. Tigva, South Ossetia, Georgia. 2009. © Alex Majoli | Magnum Photos
Gueorgui Pinkhassov After the earthquake. Leninakan, Armenia, USSR. 31 December 1988. © Gueorgui Pinkhassov | Magnum Photos
Thomas Dworzak Funeral of Armenian soldier killed in fighting. Stepanakert, Nagorny-Karabakh (disputed enclave), Amenia/Azerbajan. May 4th, 1994. © Thomas Dworzak | Magnum Photos
Thomas Dworzak ARMENIA and Republic of NAGORNO-KARABAKH
10-11 1997
Karabakh Army Stepanakert. War killed. © Thomas Dworzak | Magnum Photos
Diana Markosian The waters of the Akhurian River trace the border between present-day Turkey and Armenia. The river is a tributary to the Araks, which Armenians crossed over to escape the massacres of 1915. Turkey (...)
Alex Webb Monument to Armenian alphabet. Near Mt Aragats, Armenia. 2009. © Alex Webb | Magnum Photos
Diana Markosian A life-size landscape revealed to Movses of his former home in Turkey. Haneshyan escaped his village of Kebusie as a child. I followed a hand-drawn map he had given to me to find his memories. I (...)
Alex Webb License plates of cars abandoned by the Azeris when they fled Nagorno Karabahk line the walls of this town as a monument to the victory of the Armenians of Nagaorno Karabakh over the Azeris. Vank, (...)
Carl De Keyzer AZERBAIJAN. Baku. City Beach. 1989. © Carl De Keyzer | Magnum Photos
Lorenzo Meloni Soldiers in the trenches on the frontline. Askeran, Nagorno-Karabakh. April 2016. © Lorenzo Meloni | Magnum Photos
Thomas Dworzak Shell shocked Azeri soldiers. Fighting on Karabakh front. Near Goranboy, Azerbaijan. April 1994. © Thomas Dworzak | Magnum Photos
Thomas Dworzak Mourning day for the "mountain" Jews. Krasnaija Sloboda village, Quba region, Azerbaijan. 07/1994. © Thomas Dworzak | Magnum Photos
Thomas Dworzak AZERBAIJAN. Town of Mishlish. September 2000.

New petrol station near the Iranian border. © Thomas Dworzak | Magnum Photos
Alex Webb Mosaic glorifying oil industry. The man made island of Neft Baslani (Oily Rocks). 2001. © Alex Webb | Magnum Photos