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Monday, 15 February 2010 02:00

Faith in the Streets

By  Anneli Marinovich

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The series of photos was taken in Naples, Italy in August 2007. Each street tells a different tale and the subtle relationship between ancient religion and modern life is visible everywhere.

Photo 1 - Titled: Religion institutionalised / ostracized?
Shrines in the streets embody belief - trivialised by graffiti spray painted on the walls.

Photo 2 -Titled: Truth revealed / concealed?
Jesus' face appears from behind a tattered advertising poster as if revealing truth behind layers of social reality.

Photo 3 - Titled: Sins absolved / swept away?
Saint Padre Pio absolving thousands of their sins... or is sin just swept away - his dust pan tucked behind a drain pipe?
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  • Comment Link William du Toit Wednesday, 17 February 2010 02:00 posted by William du Toit

    Pictures tell a story...so apt. Your summation and interpretation is stunning.

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