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Thus modern revivals of orders of knighthood can either replicate thetrappings and outward appearance of their medieval models, in which casethey are essentially role-playing activities, or replicate (where feasible)the purpose and meaningful activities of their models, in which case theywould be called by another name. And the recreation of those purposes wouldbe limited to a large extent by the absence, in the modern world, of crusades,nobility as a social class.
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This applies in the case of lay fraternities and nobiliary associationsof the Middle Ages, none of which survived to the present day. In any case,these fraternities did not call themselves orders, and their members didnot call themselves knights even if they were, but rather companions (theterm "order of knighthood" is usually a misnomer). But one doesfind many examples of such associations, and they ranged widely in termsof membership requirements, strictness of statutes, religious or profanevocation, badges and paraphernalia. Be that as it may, could someone todayrevive or create such an association?
About the Annenberg Space for Photography
Our theme for 2018 is “UP.” In today’s world it is easy to feel burdened, pulled down by the issues we face personally and as a global community. In 2018, KYOTOGRAPHIE invites you to look around, to look inside, in order to better look UP and trigger new personal and collective impetus towards ourselves and each other, to change our world through awareness, action and creation.
Our hope is that visitors encounter UP in the various forms presented in KYOTOGRAPHIE 2018 and engage with these diverse values, in turn changing mindsets and going UP in our own way!
Facts about the Nobel Peace Center
Greenfield’s lushly colored photographs—densely packed with visual information and paired with candid interviews with those pictured—are alternately shocking, humorous, touchingly vulnerable, and, often, unnervingly brash. The exhibition offers an insightful investigation into the pursuit of wealth, and its material trappings and elusive promises of happiness, and how it has evolved since the early 1990s.