KACHALKA. Muscle Beach

KACHALKA. Muscle Beach
Author: Kirill Golovchenko
Publisher: Kehrer Verlag
Language: English
Pages: 96
Size: 17 x 22.4 cm
Weight: 444 g
Binding: Hardcover
ISBN: 9783868283594
Price: €28.00
Product Description

Signed copy of Kachalka by Kirill Golovchenko

"Kachalka" is a famous outdoor gym in Ukraine. Founded by a private initiative 35 years ago, it today offers free training facilities across 10,000 square meters of floor area for anyone who wants to get in shape. Working out on these mostly homemade, archaic-looking machines is an equalizing experience, with people from all social strata rubbing shoulders here.
The photographs taken by Kirill Golovchenko not only document the universal bodybuilding rituals that can be observed in emblematic form at Kachalka. The Ukrainian bodybuilders both young and old in his pictures also serve as a powerful and ironic visual metaphor for the ambitious spirit of awakening in this country.

Kirill Golovchenko was born 1974 in Odessa in Ukraine. Lives and works in Odessa and in Frankfurt.