Photobook “KOCHETOV” by Victor and Sergey Kochetov


Was there sex in the USSR? How difficult was it to buy sausage back then? What is Horizontomania? MOKSOP debuts with photobook “KOCHETOV” by father and son Victor and Sergey Kochetov. Victor and Sergey created recognizable ironic style of seeing daily life, bringing “Lurik” photography tradition, popular in Kharkiv, to its aesthetic limits. The book includes photographs taken in 1970-2000.

Victor and Sergey Kochetov: KOCHETOV

First Edition, 2018.

Photography: Victor and Sergey Kochetov
Editor: Sergiy Lebedynskyy
Text: Victor Kochetov
Design:  Ania Nałęcka-Milach (Tapir Book Design)
English translation: Volha Mikhnovich
ISBN: 978-3-947922-00-0
Print Run: 500 copies.
Size: 318×230 mm, 132 pages
Swiss binding, cardboard cover, black in bulk cardboard and Keaykolour Pumpkin and Coral 300 gsm plus Keaykolour Royal Blue 300 gsm (back)
Hot-stamping on the cover plus paste-in photo on the back cover
Inner book is sewn in with navy blue threads
Printed on Fedrigoni Tatami Ivory 150 gsm paper with partial oil varnish
Typeset in TT Berlinerins

© All artwork by Victor and Sergey Kochetov, from the collection of Museum of Kharkiv School of Photography (MOKSOP). All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced in any form, including photocopying or any storage without permission from the publisher, except in the context of reviews.

Booklet for book “Kochetov”

Issue One: Kochetov, 2018 
Editor: Oleksandra Osadcha
Text: Oleksandra Osadcha, Victor Kochetov
ISBN: 978-3-947922-01-7
Presented publication is made in connection
with photobook “KOCHETOV”
by Victor and Sergey Kochetov (ISBN: 978-3-947922-00-0).
Museum of Kharkiv School of Photography.