Ramunė Pigagaitė "People of My Town"
In exhibition “People of My Town” Ramunė Pigagaitė, a Lithuanian born photographer currently residing in Germany, present the series, started in 2000, in which she returns to her childhood, while capturing people of her hometown Varėna posing with their occupational accessories.
According to art historian Agnė Narusytė, "people of Varėna town are like saints carved from wood by the masters of folk craftsmanship, not letting go of their accessories, holding on to them as to their selfhood. If it were not for these accessories, no one could tell who they were. Stories of their work, joys and sufferings would be forever lost."
Exhibion organised in collaboration with „Novi Sad 2022” and „Suluv galerija”.