KANEKO exhibits explore ancient wisdom in the modern world

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Posted: Friday, February 7, 2014 12:00 am | Updated: 2:25 pm, Thu Jun 5, 2014.

Photographers transcending time through tradition become no strangers: ancient wisdom in a modern world, a traveling exhibit from the Annenberg Space for Photography on display at KANEKO in Omaha through April 19, with an opening reception tonight (Feb. 7) from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Curated by Wade Davis, a National Geographic Society Explorer-in-Residence with photographer Patricia Lanza, the Director of Content at the Annenberg Space for Photography, the images examine the complexities of upholding traditional ways of life in modern times through such themes as globalization, sacred geography, shared origins and ancient wisdom. The exhibit brings awareness to the plight of cultures Davis describes as “being driven out of existence by identifiable and overwhelming external forces.”

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