A Chance Encounter Leads to a Deeper Understanding of a Civil War
What happens when lives are interrupted by war? What makes people decide that, rather than start over elsewhere, they’ll stay in a place with ghosts of the past both bitter and sweet, even if it means being alone or living in ruins?
These questions are the inspiration behind photographer Olga Ingurazova’s project “Scars of Independence,” which focuses on the aftermath of the 1992-93 civil war between the Republic of Georgia and the breakaway region of Abkhazia on the east coast of the Black Sea.
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