Belfast Exposed

Exhibitions

8th Nov - 21st Dec

Sixteen

Belfast Exposed is proud to present Sixteen. ‘What’s it like to be sixteen years old now?’ This is the central thread r...

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16th Oct - 26th Oct

We Are One World

Belfast Exposed is delighted to present We Are One World, exhibiting the work selected from the One World Photography competi...

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Community

24th Oct - 28th Nov

Through the Looking Glass

‘Through the Looking Glass’ a photographic exhibition by a group of women from the Greater Village Regeneration Trust. ...

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27th Sep - 15th Nov

WALLonWALL

WALLonWALL is a global photographic exhibition about walls that separate people worldwide photographed by award winning artis...

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Afterwards

Gallery 1

31st May 2001 to 28th Jun 2001

About The Exhibition

A series of images taken by Israeli photographer Ori Gersht, in and around Sarajevo in the aftermath of the Bosnian war. As distinct from much contemporary photojournalism, the images are unsentimental, unemotional and considered, representing not the war but its aftermath. Strangely, they inspire a sense of optimism. Modernist apartment blocks, scarred by shells and bullets, testify to social breakdown, the failure of a system and a collective loss of confidence, yet signal the energy of human ingenuity and the hope of renewal. A gathering together, a switching on of lights.

The Artists

Ori Gersht