We are looking forward to welcoming you to the opening of the exhibition NOOR by NOOR – award-winning photo reportages on today‘s world on Wednesday, 14 June 2017, at 7 pm.
The photo agency NOOR – signifying light in Arabic – represents thirteen of the world’s most renowned documentary photographers. Their works are published internationally in major daily newspapers and magazines, such as The New York Times Magazine, Newsweek, Le Monde, National Geographic and Stern. The NOOR photographers report with great personal envolvement from areas of conflict and war zones all over the world. Their images give us an understanding of the most pressing issues of today’s world – realized in a visually excellent und aesthetically outstanding manner.
At the occasion of the agency’s 10th anniversary, the exhibition NOOR by NOOR focuses on this unique photography collective for the first time in Germany. The exhibition brings to mind the most important political and social developments of the past 10 years in the form of award-winning photo reportages.
Focusing on themes such as war and crisis, flight and migration, climate change and women’s rights, NOOR by NOOR presents a selection of 80 photographs and multimedia films: the shattering images from war zones by Yuri Kozyrev, Nina Berman’s portraits of American war veterans Purple Hearts, Bénédicte Kurzen’s documentation of sexual violence in Haiti, the series One Goal on the civil war in Sierra Leone by Pep Bonet and Kadir van Lohuizen’s awakening report Where Will We Go? about the consequences of climate change in the Pacific Ocean.
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