by Low Lai Chow in New Photography on Thursday 15 November 2012

This is Earth, looking decidedly un-Earth-like. Travel photographer Timothy Allen’s Forget Your Past series has him shooing a huge snow storm off his back in Bulgaria to get these amazing desolate and pilgrimage-like images of the Buzludha Monument, an architectural relic of the country’s communist past designed by architect Guéorguy Stoilov. It looks like an abandoned spaceship.