Culture in Conflict

You know it’s been too long between posts when you cannot recall the password.

Amends: between October 29 and January 6, the National Museum of Ethnology in Leiden – Rijksmuseum Volkenkunde – will be holding an exhibition on the impact of protracted conflict on culture.

Located in the gardens that surround the Rijksmuseum, the images depict the damage done to buildings, archives and monuments in Afghanistan, Syria, Iraq and Bosnia-Herzegovina, among others.

Organised by The Netherlands National Commission for UNESCO, further details on the exhibition can be found here, while the online version of the exhibition can be found here.

Although it is hard to pick from the number of profound images, here’s a few and the contexts that frame them:

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This entry was posted on November 12, 2014 by in Culture and tagged , , , , , , .
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