PHOTO EXHIBITION OF ELENA TIHOMIROVA “NOT ONLY BIRDS CAN FLY”
On October 12th 2018 Latvian Firefighting museum opens photo exhibition “Not only birds can fly” that are dedicated to 100 year anniversary of Riga Institute of Civil Aviation Engineers. This exhibition will be one of the first events for this anniversary.
Aviation industry in 21 century have taken important role in world and Latvian rescue services. Planes, helicopters, drones plays large part in putting down forest fires, saving people extreme conditions and as reconnaissance of different disasters.
Elena Tihomirova more than 18 years works as professional photographer, studied photo art with experienced photographers like Nikolaj Šelušenkov, Valērij Miņkov, Anatolij Karkockij, Olga Jaunzeme un Arkādij Iļuščenko. From 1997 she is an active member of Latvian Belarussian Association and Ita Kozakēviča Association of Latvian National Cultural Societies, from 2004 member of Baltic Belarussian association “Маю гонар” (My Honor).
The exhibition author says: “I hope that way, how my exhibition shows sky and how earth looks from there, will inspire youth to explore sky and maybe even become pilots or flight attendants. Sky are like see without shores, only one swim can make you fall in love and eager to return….”