Attitudes towards twins, however, are complex and multifaceted — in some areas of the country they are celebrated, in others feared. Photographers Benedicte Kurzen and Sanne de Wilde set out to explore perceptions of twinhood in three parts of Nigeria: Igbo Ora, Abuja, and Calabar, with each area demonstrating different attitudes towards twins. Abuja represents the darker history of twinhood — here, Kurzen and de Wilde visited an orphanage sheltering twins who are threatened by the community for their perceived role in bringing bad luck.
Calabar presented the opportunity to explore how traditions and beliefs towards twins have changed over time. The resulting series, Land of Ibeji, is now on show at TJ Boulting gallery in London, and is one of the many exhibitions taking place across the capital …. She knows we are mean, and yet still she follows along behind. On athousandwordphotos. In real life, the sofa had been looted and therefore set on fire by French peace-keepers to discourage further looting. But the examples above come from quite a different project, set up to support Interact Stroke Support — a London-based charity that organises sessions in which actors read to recovering stroke patients.
As assistant curator at Tate Modern, Allen has worked on a number of major shows, the most recent being Shape of Light, the first blockbuster exhibition to explore the relationship between photography and abstract art.
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When pushed for a career highlight, he can cite memories that most can only dream of: joining Bruce Springsteen on his private jet, and hanging out with Daft Punk in Paris. Less than two weeks to apply! There will be NO extended deadline. As ever, British Journal of Photography are searching for established photographers to enter new projects with compelling narratives.
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The series may be shot in any format or camera model, on film or digital, and containing a minimum of 10 and a maximum of 15 images. All costs will be covered for the show; from printing, framing and installation, to travel and accommodation, so the winning photographer can oversee the preparation of their exhibition and attend the opening night. What followed was a classic fiasco.
Charles Snyder, former mayor of Aurora and serious Civil War buff, will clarify this segment of the movie, Cold Mountain. Bring the family, and chairs or a blanket and a picnic for an evening of rollicking music on button accordion, fiddle, drums, guitar, bass and rubboard.
Admire the scenery as you tap your feet to Creole River's danceable Zydeco, Creole, and Cajun music guaranteed to boil your crawfish. Dancing encouraged. Lynn will bring history to life by performing canal songs, lumberjack songs, and what he calls "musical tomfoolery" accompanied by not-often seen folk instruments including the mountain dulcimer.
Be sure to bring your favorite bear and a picnic lunch to this fun annual event. For this Cabinet of Marvels for the 21st Century the MacCormick Brothers and their cohort of regular folks draw on sources as far flung as the origin of consciousness and the latest gee-whiz technology.
This one of a kind event promises to answer the eternal questions and to make you as happy as your five best birthdays. Enjoy the myriad talents of both professional and amateur performers from our area. A potpourri of gifted local artists will play, sing, dance and declaim in this eclectic performance to benefit the lighting fund of the Opera House. A guest student writer will round out the quartet.
All of us at the Morgan Opera House hope that you will find many occasions to join us this season.