The Caucasus is the amazing testimony of the only photographer who spent so much time—from before the Red Army’s invasion of Chechnya until now—in this deeply unstable and fast-changing region of the world. It is a striking, moving, and compelling account.
Born in Harlem in 1949 and wandering into East Berlin as the wall came down, Stanley Greene has shaped the world’s press with his images. Now a member of the French agency VU, he worked for ten years in Chechnya, bringing the horrors of the conflict to the attention of the world. Greene was awarded the Eugene Smith Award in 2004.