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Photography exhibition “We Are Not Invisible” featuring works of Latvian photographer Gunta Podiņa will be exhibited from April 6 in Latvian Museum of Photography. This exhibition is a part of Riga Photography Biennial off-year 2016 – 2018 program.

March 30, 2017 | BY Amanda Boka
Photo series “We Are Not Invisible” displays the changes of Strazdumuiža, historical and current events, looking at the Soviet times and the current situation in Latvia. Strazdumuiža is the village on the outskirts of the capital Riga, it is home to a larger community of over two hundred blind or partially sighted residents. Living conditions in this community are not satisfactory, employment opportunities are minimal, social benefits alone are not sufficient for the acquisition of everyday equipment needed for a disabled person nor they are enough to cover children's schooling expenses in universities.
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