Four months in Kyrgyzstan, portraying this country on the outskirts of global headlines with a large format camera, through faces and landscapes. This work highlights the generational disparities between those nostalgic of an abolished USSR order and modern westernized youths born after the fall.

In his longterm project “The Koreans of Kazakhstan” Michael Vince Kim explores the identity of the Korean immigrants who were deported  in 1937 to Central Asia from the Soviet Union.

In the early 1980s we – the last Soviet generation – were born. We were small Octobrists and some of us Young Pioneers.