The Life of Barbie and Ken in the Soviet Union (“Communal Apartment”) is a project by Ekaterinburg-based artist Lara Vychuzhanina.
The artist’s depiction of the couple’s life in a communal Soviet apartment is amazingly detailed, down to the Pravda newspaper, Prima cigarettes, Soviet tableware, snacks and wall art. Take a look for yourself below:
Soviet Barbie at the kitchen counter:
Food & vodka on the table:
Barbie, Ken and their neighbour in the kitchen. Note the Pravda newspaper:
A very brutal Ken with a bottle of vodka:
See more of Lara’s work via the links below: