Rites of Life’s most compelling images are shown in a large-scale outdoor exhibition, consisting of 66 images, mounted on separate illuminated screens, making the exhibition available to the public 24 hours a day.

The project is also presented in an indoor exhibition, consisting of 55 images accompanied by extended captions.Downloadable school material and a behind-the-scenes video giving insights into Anders Ryman’s work in the field are also available in conjunction with the exhibitions.


The House of Emigrants, Växjö, Sweden

13 November 2010 – 20 March 2011

Nytorv, Copenhagen

20 August – 28 September 2010

Neanderthal Museum, Düsseldorf, Germany

17 July – 1 November 2010

Värmlands Museum, Karlstad, Sweden

6 February – 25 April 2010