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Photo: Gruvtroll Photography
In The Light Of Torches
Summer Exhibition of 2018

In The Summer Exhibition of 2018, "In The Light Of Torches", we focus on the classical image of the miner's workday - the hard-working man persistantly struggling deep down in the underground.

With photographer Björn "Gruvtroll" Carlander as the guide we visit the dusky environments of the Sala Silvermine through pictures to experience the workdays of the former 18th century miners.

Scenes from their work are recreated and the many steps of underground mining are pictured in a very clear way. The description of the hard work and the dangers in the mine are amplified through fictive texts highlightning the possible thoughts and feelings of the miners. The texts are completed by mining tools, furhter objects and images showing the daily life of the miners. In Björn's images we meet the Sala miners - In The Light Of Torches we enter yet deeper down into the mystical subterranean world.

We welcome all visitors to an all-through historical experience.

The Summer Exhibition is shown from April 15 - September 30, 2018.

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The Mine Suite
Photo: Maria Andersson
Sala Silvergruva - Årets Turistmål 2016