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Works Coordinated in Advance 1993 - 96

“To see is not to be,” says Ilya Rabinovich, and with that, he captures the core of shared European Phenomenology in a well-known play of words. When reality shows up in his photography, it ceases to be a reality; it becomes an implausible illusion.

Rabinovich has chosen as his subject matter places that are typically just passed through. We tend not to process these places mentally, and we rarely notice specific things about them.