Fotografiska
Museum of Photography

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Lisa Ross

Living Shrines

23 May — 31 August, 2014

Suddenly, as she walked, a number of unfamiliar markers made out of sticks, cloths, animal skeletons and other objects, appeared in the middle of the Taklamakan Desert, of China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.

EXHIBITION

The American photographer Lisa Ross stood in front of the Uyghur people’s holy sites. During a decade she returned annually in order to document, attempting to understand the meaning, and absorb the feeling, of these objects. It became her spiritual and creative pilgrimage.

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"I have tried to capture both the fragility and the strength of these works." - Lisa Ross

Posters from the exhibition

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