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Real Reflections: bringing Recoleta Cemetery to life
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English writer and photographer Julie-Anne Cosgrove moved to Buenos Aires to dance tango in 2004 and fell in love with Recoleta Cemetery. 'Real Reflections: bringing Recoleta Cemetery to life' is a... More > magical collection of 26 of her photographs – all single shots – in which reflected statues appear as ghosts and the figures in the stained glass windows and roofs seem to fly through the sky. "Using reflections is a way of adding meaning, creating a story, infusing the characters with life," she says. "I feel somehow that Recoleta Cemetery chose me, rather than the other way round." Each photograph is accompanied by a caption, adapted from her blog (www.julieannecosgrove.com), such as the one used to close the book: "Like the shadows and reflections that appear and shift and fade, we are here for a short while and then we are gone. Visiting the cemetery is a constant and useful reminder of our impermanence. It whispers to me to live as fully as I can, now."< Less