El Camino de Santiago. A view from the East. Pictures of Tomohiro Muda (Ávila)

Tomohiro Muda is a Japanese photographer who went on two pilgrimages to Santiago de Compostela photographing the Camino and offering his vision of it. Muda declares himself to be a lover of the French and especially of the Spanish Romanic, Santiago de Compostela and the Jacobean pilgrimage.

He was born in in 1956 in the Prefecture of Nara, in Japan and in 1988 he presented his first exhibition The Land of Sherpa with photographs hich he took in Serpa, in the Himalayas.

Later he travelled all over the world  taking images of Japanese, Romanic and Byzantine  art, as well as Buddhist ruins and Chinese cave paintings, the Borobudur, Angkor and Ajanta. These were joined together under the heading Spaces for prayer, forms of prayer in photographic exhibitions and publications.

Place: Sala de Exposiciones. Auditorio Municipal San Francisco
Address: Plaza de San Francisco, s/n. Ávila

Dates: from March 30 to April 155, 2017

Organised by: S.A de Xestión do Plan Xacobeo. Turismo de Galicia. Xunta de Galicia
Collaborators: Asociación de Amigos del Camino de Santiago en Ávila and Ayuntamiento de Ávila.


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