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Anne Helene Gjelstad : Big heart, strong hands

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Big heart, strong hands is the story of the women on the Estonian islands Kihnu and Manija in the Baltic Sea.Geographically isolated, over centuries a strong sense of community spirit and a steadfast attachment to theirancestor’s customs has developed. Often viewed as the last matriarchal society in Europe, the older women here takecare of almost everything on land as their husbands travel the seas. Anne Helene Gjelstad has photographed the daily lives and activities of the women, their clothing, bedrooms, kitchens and farmhouses as well as the surrounding landscape – even a ceremony in a deceased person’s kitchen only three...

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