Holidays in Soviet Sanatoriums

Maryam Omidi crowdfunded a photographic tour of Soviet-era sanatoriums, and the resulting book, Holidays in Soviet Sanatoriums is like a weird 1970s sci-fi catalog.

She's also set up an Instagram with a sample of the book's aesthetics:

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The swimming pool at the Klyazma #sanatorium in #Russia 📸 @nataliakupriyanova For a selection of prints, postcards and our #Soviet #sanatoriums calendar, check out our #Kickstartergold campaign! (Link in bio.) #Kickstarter #fuelpublishing #photography #photobook #architecture #spa #sovietunion #travel #Armenia #Azerbaijan #Ukraine #uzbekistan #Tajikistan #Kyrgyzstan #Kazakhstan #Latvia #Belarus

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A cleaner at Miskhor #sanatorium in #Crimea takes a break 📸 @misha_solarski Just one of the images offered as a reward for our #Kickstartergold campaign (link in bio). #Kickstarter #photography #photobook #fuelpublishing #soviet #sovietunion #travel #spa #Ukraine

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Swimming pool at the Kuyalnik #sanatorium in #Ukraine (link in bio for our #Kickstartergold campaign) 📸 Egor Rogalev #fuelpublishing #photobook #architecture #soviet #spa #travel

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A sterilization lamp at #Aurora #sanatorium in #Kyrgyzstan. Good for bronchitis and tuberculosis 📷 @misha_solarski #CentralAsia #photography #architecture #design #travel #treatments #Soviet

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Phone without a face at #Tskaltubo #sanatorium in #Georgia 📸 Claudine Doury #photography #photographer #photobook #book #fuelpublishing #soviet #sanatoriums #sanatoria #spa #health #wellness #treatment #interiordesign #architecture #claudinedoury #telephone

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At any rate, check out the book:

Holidays in Soviet Sanatoriums (via Fuel)

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