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Rising from the rolling landscape like spaceships from another dimension, Spomeniks, which translates to “monuments” in Serbo-Croatian, are a collection of oversized concrete sculptures and buildings built 20 years after the end of World War II. Today, many of these peculiar architectural feats remain scattered across the countryside in an area that was once part of Yugoslavia. In Spomeniks, photographer Jonathan “Jonk” Jimenez showcases the result of his two years of traveling more than 5,000 miles across southern Europe to document these zany structures, which former Yugaslov dictator Josep Broz Tito commissioned to commemorate important war sites.


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