Karosta translates as War Port (or Navy Harbor). It is located in the west of Latvia, in the city of Liepaja. Karosta used to be a secret military town for the Russian Empire, and later on for the Soviets. As Latvia regained its independence in 1991, the Soviet army had to leave Karosta. As a consequence, the population dropped dramatically from 25 000 to 6 000 inhabitants and the town has fallen into a state of partial despair.
In 2013 we shoot architecture vision competition, and now i made short directors cut video version on it,
KAROSTA (director cut )
Directed by Roberts Vitols
Jetty location – Liepaja
DIRECTED BY ROBERTS VITOLS