Al-Sharq Wa Al-Gharb / EAST AND WEST

Photographic exhibition of SANTIAGO MACIAS

Exhibition of photographs taken in cult (Christian and Muslim) spaces in the Middle East, North Africa and the Iberian Peninsula. In this exhibition the author presents images that exemplify the importance of spaces of worship throughout the times and in the current culture. It shows examples of coexistence between religions.

The exhibition focuses not so much on the architectural spaces themselves, but rather on the use given to them by the populations.

Countries covered Algeria / Egypt / Spain / Jordan / Libya / Morocco / Portugal / Syria / Tunisia.

Images collected between 2000 and 2016. An exhibition not to be missed in Largo da Alcachofa, Historical Centre of Mértola from 18 to 21 May.