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"Afghanistan: Ten Years On” touring exhibition
Peace News is honoured to be sponsoring a touring exhibition by Guy Smallman. Guy’s stunning exhibition of photographs “Afghanistan: Ten Years On” was on display at the Amnesty International Human Rights Centre in London for the tenth anniversary of the invasion in October.
The exhibition is now available for groups to host.
Please note that while the exhibition is about Afghanistan, it does not feature soldiers or warfare, and it does not contain any images unsuitable for children. It documents the lives of ordinary Afghans, struggling with poverty and unemployment.
“Afghanistan: Ten Years On” is available for touring from 1 March 2012 onwards.
Guy has asked that the venue where the exhibition is shown must have free entry to the public, and preferably be close to the city or town centre. The full exhibition consists of 32 photographs. We can supply a version to fit the space available. Each of the five sections begins with a large A1 (841mm x 594mm) photograph and a small A4 introductory text panel. Each section has five or six medium-sized A2 (594mm x 420mm) photographs, with its own small caption.
The local host will have to raise around £100 towards the cost of the exhibition. This covers transportation (in person, by public transport) and hanging costs, including around £30 for velcro fastenings for the photographs (which are replaced at each venue).
A copy of Guy’s 27-minute film, Fifteen Million Afghans, about poverty in Afghanistan is also available to be shown on your opening night.