2,000-year-old statues are still contemporary

Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

A bust of an unknown ancient Greek was sculpted 2,000 years prior to the facial mask of Sorin Dragomir, an electrical engineer from Winnipeg, who bears a striking resemblance.

Identical twins have fascinated people for ages. Then there are other people with no connection who are so similar that they could be twins. There is something unsettling, yet enthralling, about them. This is the subject of the Musée de la Civilisation’s latest exhibit Mon sosie a 2000 ans / My 2,000-year-old Double, on display until May 12, 2019.