The wonderful brutalism of Belgrade, as captured by photographer Mirko Nahmijas

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As the capital of Yugoslavia, Belgrade was subject to the same architectural philosophy as other communist-bloc cities like East Berlin, Moscow and Warsaw. Unsurprisingly, this meant that between the 1950s and ’80s, brutalist structures of every type were built there. They called it ’socialist modernism’.
 
Yugolavia is no more, but over the last few months photographer Mirko Nahmijas has snapped these buildings of the old regime with his Canon, navigating the city on his motorbike as he searches for undiscovered gems. 
 
His work has now been captured in the Minimal Belgrade project, enabling admirers to buy copies of his photos – all of which are printed onto aluminium. Looking at them in all their glory today, you get the feeling that General Tito, the old dictator of this most forward-thinking of communist states, would have been proud. 
 
 
Find out more at minimalbelgrade.com







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