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Church Without A Ceiling II/3

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Acts Revival Church International, The Hague, Netherlands

This is a project about church closings in The Netherlands, and how financial trouble is causing different churches to share spaces together.

In the Netherlands up to a thousand church buildings are to be closed or sold by the year 2025. For many, especially in rural areas, this means an abrupt and emotional end to the tradition of gathering together. In the meanwhile, smaller church communities have been in steady rise, especially in The Hague area, founded by people originally from outside of the Netherlands. After initial strong resistance, they were recognized as important factors in helping newcomers integrate more swiftly into the Dutch society.

These small parishes don't, however, have proper spaces to gather in.


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The circle in the ceiling was achieved by using mirrors and a projector.
Image details
Image size
1278x1920px 548.47 KB
Make
NIKON CORPORATION
Model
NIKON D700
Shutter Speed
30/1 second
Aperture
F/6.3
Focal Length
12 mm
ISO Speed
400
Date Taken
Nov 8, 2015, 3:08:17 PM
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burningmonk's avatar
I thought it was just a simple light on the ceiling until I read the description. Very creative! :D