Spomenik is by Belgian photographer Jan Kempenaers. For three years, Kempenaers traversed the former Yugoslavia in search of World War II spomeniks (“monuments” in Serbo-Croatian). Many of the monuments were destroyed by the former government. Those that remain have fallen into despair, and Kempenaers captured them beautifully during his archaeological, photographic journey.
Brakpan is a black and white exhibition by South African photographer Marc Shoul. He takes viewers to Brakpan, a small mining town just outside of the South African capital, Johannesburg. Shoul presents an intimate portrayal of town’s transition from prosperity to economic hardship.
Both exhibits run through August 30. Check out RACC’s website for more information.
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Photo courtesy of the Regional Arts & Culture Council.