Minister of Culture welcomed participants of international photography exhibition in Paris


2021 11 26


On 25 November, an exhibition entitled Transitory. Photographs of Esch-sur-Alzette – Kaunas – Novi Sad was opened in Paris.

It is a joint photography exhibition of artists from Kaunas, Esch-sur-Alzette (Luxembourg) and Novi Sad (Serbia), which will serve as an introduction to 2022, when these three cities will be the European capitals of culture. Kaunas is represented in the exhibition by two contemporary artists: street photographer Remigijus Ščerbauskas and photographer of architecture and interior Lukas Mykolaitis.

During the exhibition’s opening, the Minister of Culture Simonas Kairys welcomed all photographers participating in it. According to the minister, their works reveal that the three different cities have more similarities than may appear at first, while the existing differences demonstrate the beauty of the world’s diversity. “This photography exhibition is becoming a united bridge of the three capitals of culture, and it is very pleasing that this bridge is being built in the country to whose society culture has always been one of the foundations of life”, Simonas Kairys noted.

The photography exhibition opened in Paris (curated by Marc Aufraise) is the first joint creative project of this type between Kaunas, Esch-sur-Alzette, and Novi Sad. transitory. Photographs of Esch-sur-Alzette – Kaunas – Novi Sad will be opened at the Serbian Culture Centre in Paris until 15 December.

Photo by Sophie Bouteiller