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Grimaces of the Weary Village

Issue No. 2182

One of the stark images

One of the stark images


This is a dark and disturbing exhibition about life in the villages of Lithuania.

Rimaldas Viksraitis’s images depict bewildered people living in a country ravaged by poverty and alcoholism.

Some may find the photographs voyeuristic, others may see them as social commentary.

Yet his work, which has been described as “slightly insane and wonderfully surreal”, will at least be intriguing.

Grimaces of the Weary Village
Rimaldas Viksraitis
Anya Stonelake/White Space Gallery, London
» www.whitespacegallery.co.uk
Until 15 January


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Tue 15 Dec 2009, 17:35 GMT
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