The Unwanted: The Rohingya

Photographs by Paula Bronstein

May 1 - 31 Oct 2021

For years Buddhist majority Myanmar has struggled to deal with a deeply rooted hatred towards the Rohingya. The Muslim ethnic minority were always considered illegal immigrants from Bangladesh and denied the rights of citizenship.


The refugee emergency unfolded in late August 2017, the Myanmar military mounted a brutal campaign that destroyed hundreds of Rohingya villages and forced over 650,000 Rohingya to leave Myanmar creating the fastest cross-border exodus ever witnessed. Nearly all who fled during the exodus have sought shelter in and around the refugee settlements in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar district that borders Myanmar.


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The End of Yugoslavia

A collection from photojournalists that covered the balkans

Permanent

Our permanent collect of images from the break-up of the former Yugoslavia is always on display. These iconic images taken by some of the most renowned photojournalists of the time, they cover the wars in Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Kosovo. Some multi-media videos also compliment this collection.

 

Photographs by Alexandra Boulat • Chris Morris • Claus Bjorn Larsen • Darko Bandic • Emanuel Ortiz • Jan Grarup • Jon Jones • Peter Northall • Ron Haviv • Tarik Samarah • Wade Goddard • Yannis Behrakis • Ziyah Gafic

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War in my Neighbourhood

Photographs by Patrick Baz

2022

War came to my neighbourhood when I was just 12 years old. My friends and I would swagger with the local militia fighters. I was too young to fight, but transfixed by the mechanical "glamour" of war. At 17 I swapped the Kalashnikov for a camera and became a photojournalist.


The Lebanese Civil War was multifaceted and complex, the parties involved included Sunni and Shia Muslims, Druzes, Christians, Palestinians, Syria and Israel. The war lasted from 1975 to 1990.


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Limited Edition Print Room

a collection of magnificent prints

Permanent

our Limited Edition Print Room displays part of our larger collection of available prints from world renown photojournalists that documented past and ongoing global conflict for the worlds leading media organisations. All images have been printed on the highest quality papers using archival inks and have been signed by the photographers and come with a certificate of authenticity.

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Opening Hours

Opening Hours 2021

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October everyday 10am - (last admission) 4pm


50kn - Single Entry 
40kn - Student ID / Group 10+ 


November through April - Closed


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Congratulations! War Photo Limited has won a 2021 

Experts' Choice Award.

The award reflects outstanding reviews in leading travel guides, magazines and newspapers.

“The world's only exhibition space devoted to war photography.” - Concierge

Experts' Choice is the only accolade based on professional reviews. It's awarded to fewer than 2% of eligible businesses and recognizes War Photo Limited as one of the very best attractions in Dubrovnik.

The photographs, brilliantly lighted on dark walls, range from the violent to the absurd. They include pictures of dozens of bodies, victims of the shelling of a Croatian city; artillery fire painting bright orange lines in the night sky; and a Serbian policeman offering water to an elderly Kosovar Albanian as his colleagues burn the old man's village down. 

Check out the city's best photo-journalism gallery

The exciting modern gallery War Photo Limited is dedicated to photo-journalism from global war zones, and attempts to offer unbiased reporting with a human element. Dubrovnik's sturdy fortifications have been put to the test several times during the centuries, most recently during the bloody break-up of Yugoslavia – and indeed, on the second floor, there's a permanent exhibition devoted to photos from the war.



The Green Guide **

This exhibition space seeks to raise awareness and teach us about war photography. The idea is to show war as it really is - raw, corrupt and terrifying, as seen through the eyes of famous photographers, and stripped bare of aesthetics or ideology. The exhibitions address depictions of war around the world by exploring their similarities and differences, from Afghanistan to Sierra Leone, via Iraq and... Croatia.

*****Excellent exhibition. Well laid out with a clear and informative accompanying guide to put the exhibitions in context and give you some story behind the photos. It's a sobering moment but well worth investing an hour and the 50kuna entrance.

Stark images by some of the world's best war photographers went on permanent display this week in Dubrovnik, stripping away Hollywood's gloss on war and the euphemisms of leaders who try to sanitise it. The War Photo exhibition is a vision of human conflict in the modern age that early visitors have called powerful, painful, beautiful, brutal, courageous and indispensable.