Long time Word contributor, Flore is one half of the Facetofacedesign team and the mastermind behind the witty displays of each edition’s Showstoppers. Glimpses of her trip to Moscow, back in November 2000, can be seen scattered throughout the current issue; below is the complete series.

Photography Flore Van Ryn

MOS_-Objects-at-petloura

Objects from the collection of Petloura, an artist who has spent the past twenty years gathering accessories and clothes that recount the history of the Soviet Union

MOS_Petloura-interview

Alexandre Liachenko, aka Petloura

MOS_Petloura
MOS_Table-at-petloura
MOS_muse de petloura-

MOS_journaux locaux

Local newspapers

MOS_Gorky-parc-1

Gorky Park

MOS_Gorky parc 3

Gorky Park

A flea market

A flea market, located along abandonned railway tracks

MOS_Marché puces 5
MOS_Marché puces 7
MOS_Marché-puces-2
pull ds l'eau

A boot in the middle of the forest, on the way to Sergei Passat

A solitary boot somewhere in the forest, on the way to Sergei Passat

The ancient Orthodox monastery Sergei Passat

The Sergei Passat Orthodox monastery

The view from a taxi

The view from inside a taxi

Kremlin

Kremlin

Caviar dinner

Caviar dinner

A nightclub

A nightclub

Subway

The subway

The subway

The subway