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Beyond Walls
2008

Beyond Walls

Mindaugas Kavaliauskas

A PORTRAIT OF KRAZIAI (Lithuania, 2001-2008)

Kražiai, a small city in the north-west of Lithuania, is inseparably linked with Lithuanian identity. For example, it played a prominent role in the Christianisation of the country, and in the development of Lithuanian poetry and science. Kražiai is also a symbol of national resistance. As the principal seat of the Lithuanian church the small city offered fierce resistance to the Russian tzar's Cossacks. Today there is little of this glorious past to be seen. Kražiai has to deal with a population that is ageing, as younger people emigrate to seek a better life in Western Europe. Their tickets are bought with money from the sale of milk at well under the market price, which gravely damages the city's most important economic activity. Thus, like so many cities in rural Lithuania, Kražiai is wrestling with the difficult transition to a new era.

  • A PORTRAIT OF KRAZIAI (Lithuania, 2001-2008)

    Kražiai, a small city in the north-west of Lithuania, is inseparably linked with Lithuanian identity. For example, it played a prominent role in the Christianisation of the country, and in the development of Lithuanian poetry and science. Kražiai is also a symbol of national resistance. As the principal seat of the Lithuanian church the small city offered fierce resistance to the Russian tzar's Cossacks. Today there is little of this glorious past to be seen. Kražiai has to deal with a population that is ageing, as younger people emigrate to seek a better life in Western Europe. Their tickets are bought with money from the sale of milk at well under the market price, which gravely damages the city's most important economic activity. Thus, like so many cities in rural Lithuania, Kražiai is wrestling with the difficult transition to a new era.

  • A PORTRAIT OF KRAZIAI (Lithuania, 2001-2008)

  • A PORTRAIT OF KRAZIAI (Lithuania, 2001-2008)

  • A PORTRAIT OF KRAZIAI (Lithuania, 2001-2008)

  • A PORTRAIT OF KRAZIAI (Lithuania, 2001-2008)

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Behind Walls

Behind Walls

Price EUR 10,00