Originally started as a documentary photo series in 2021, Silver Stories evolved into a visual exploration of the symbiotic relationship between natural beauty and nature. Against the backdrop of the Scottish Highlands, where nature's wild beauty mirrors the resilience of the human soul, the project unfolds as a testament to the transformative power of embracing one's true self.

Silver Stories invites the viewer to celebrate the authenticity and self-discovery, to reflect on the significance of hair as a symbol of identity, growth, and connection to the world around us. It's a visual love letter to the beauty that lies within, mirrored by the timeless majesty of nature.

The project explores the emotional and spiritual journey of people who choose to let their hair naturally turn silver, embodying a true connection to their inner selves and the world around them.

I looked at the hair as a symbol of personal growth, resilience, and authenticity. Through my lens, I seek to capture the subtle nuances of emotion and spirituality intertwined with every silver strand and connection to nature. Each image holds a story of the courage and vulnerability in letting go of societal norms and embracing one's natural state.


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Silver Stories by Evija Laiviņa

  • Venue

    Eden Court Theatre

  • Address

    Bishop’s Road Inverness IV3 5SA

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