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08 Feb

A SILENT CONVERSATION

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PHOTO EXHIBITION  in PLETTERIJ DEBAT EN CULTUUR

Hasty, tired and careless, we don’t often take our time to appreciate the magic appeal of town space. The walls, the bridges, the palaces, the embankments wait for us to stop and rediscover them, but we seem to have lost the ability of genuine wonder. We need a guide to help us see, an interpreter to help us hear what these silent stones have to say.

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16 Aug

Down, Down, Heavenwards

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PHOTO EXHIBITION IN RIETUMU BANK EXHIBITION HALL

He who has seen the vision of his city upside-down has seen it the right way up.

(G.K.Chesterton)

A popular belief says you can see stars at daytime from the bottom of a well. Most likely it is not true. Or the well must be very special to grant us this wish to see stars and asters.

Maria Kremneva builds us this wishing well, so we can go up the down stairway to heaven.
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08 Aug

Water & Cities

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PHOTO EXHIBITION IN RIETUMU BANK EXHIBITION HALL

The Admiralty, the Stock Exchange

I’ll not forget you when I’m gone,

I’ll not see Leningrad again,

Its water shivering at dawn.

Andrey Voznesensky “Saga”

Translated by William Jay Smith and Vera Dunham

 

Reflection of cityscapes off the water introduces the audience to a specific reality.

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03 Nov

The Phenomenon of Reflection

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Photo Exhibition in Peter and Paul Fortress

Reflection of cityscapes off the water introduces the audience to a specific reality. In this exhibition, the photographer compares the reflected landscapes of two different yet similar cities – St. Petersburg and Amsterdam.

Two objects are present in every reflection – a visible and an invisible world.  When separated from the physical world, reflection becomes phenomenon itself. When such reflections are intentionally recreated the results are always an artistic commentary, whether they are a photograph or a pictorial landscape.

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