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"When money is scarce,

and the cupboards are bare,

laughter is the only way out."


– Leanna, Moscow, 1990.

Learning To Celebrate Sugar: The Soviet Union Before and After The Coup 

Forty B&W photographs and narrative that provide an intimate look at a society in transition. Shot during a series of unprecedented exchanges between American Vietnam War Veterans and Soviet Veterans of the War in Afghanistan, the exhibition documents the hopes, fears, and resolve of a people caught up in the historic events that led to the demise of the Communist Party and the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1990 and 1991.               

Currently Available for Exhibition
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