The Unwanted: The Rohingya

Photographs by Paula Bronstein

July 1 - 31 Oct 2020

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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War in my Neighbourhood

Photographs by Patrick Baz

Mar 15 - 15 Nov 2021

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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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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Limited Edition Print Room

a collection of magnificent prints

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

We will open on July 1st, 10 a.m. till 9 p.m. everyday


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March 15th - April 30th and October 1st - November 15th

Wed - Mon 10 am - 4 pm; Tuesday Closed 


May through September 
10 am - 9 pm; Everyday 

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


16th November through March 14th Closed


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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. 

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. 

*****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 40kuna entrance.