20.07. – 20.08.2017

Photography exhibition “AND” featuring works by Latvian photographer Reinis Hofmanis will be exhibited from 20th July in Latvian Museum of Photography.

Despite the fact that over time different practices and rituals have evolved inheriting and fusing traditions hundreds of years old, it is quite common to see the pagantistic being opposed to the Christian in the modern world. By trying to explain ways that constitute the human spiritual reality one often ends up with clashing categories. Meanwhile, they co-exist side by side in the everyday life just like the ancient worshiping grounds that have remained nearby churches or the pagan symbols in the repertoire of the national folk song festival. Over time, some traditions tend to lose their original meanings and gain novel content and substance.  

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