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Solo Exhibition

»굿 – Korean shamanic rituals«

Dirk Schlottmann

The photo exhibition “굿 – Korean shamanic rituals” by German photographer Dirk Schlottmann offers insight into different shaman traditions in modern South Korea. The portfolio is the result of a long-term photographic project of 18 years.

The contact with the spiritual world and the mediation between this world and the hereafter belongs to the central tasks of each shaman. Accordingly, part of the photo exhibition focuses on the topic of spiritual contact and shows shamans in liminal moments of trance, ecstasy and spirit possession. Another subject is the shamanic death ritual. These rare photos give insight into intimate moments of an East Asian culture, whose idea of farewell, death, the afterlife and mourning is strongly influenced by Chinese, Buddhist and Taoist philosophy. A third focus of the exhibition revolves around the theme of ritual and ritual practice. The commonality of all Korean shamanic rituals is based on a homogeneous, transcendent world view and on a collective consensus of values, which are reflected in the rites, ceremonies and interpersonal and spiritual interactions.
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Framework program

Opening: Thursday, 31 January, 7 pm
with Korean shamanic ritual and contemporary percussion art by “SchlagLicht”

Lecture: Thursday, 7 February, 7 pm
Dr. Dirk Schlottmann: Korean shamanism in the new millennium
The lecture will be held in German.

Guided tour through the exhibition with the photographer (held in German):
Saturday, 16 February, 3 pm

Film screening: Thursday, 21 February, 7 pm
Manshin: Ten Thousand Spirits (Korean with English subtitles)

Fotogalerie Friedrichshain
Fotogalerie Friedrichshain

Feb 1 — Mar 15, 2019
Opening Reception: Thursday, Jan 31, 7 pm
Framework program: please see above

Helsingforser Platz 1, 10243 Berlin
[Friedrichshain | Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg]

Opening hours: Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat 2 – 6 pm, Thu 10 am – 8 pm

Admission free

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