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Faces of Survival

"To me it was incomprehensible that human beings could do this to other human beings - what was the purpose?..."

Hector, torture survivor from Chile, living in Sweden.

 

Five torture survivors agreed on telling their stories and being portrayed by the photographer, Christian Vium, who, in collaboration with the IRCT created the exhibition "Faces of Survival" to mark the UN International Day in Support of Torture Victims in 2009.

 

Exhibition is open until 30th June 2009

Venue: Frue Plads, Nørregade, Copenhagen

 

See some of the photos from the exhibition.

 

Read a extract from an interview with a South African survivor by Christian Vium

 

Read the testimony of an Afghan torture survivor photographed for the exhibition

 

På Dansk (in Danish):
 

Fotoudstilling om torturoverlevere

En udstilling af det Internationale Rehabiliteringsråd for Torturofre i samarbejde med den prisbelønnede fotograf Christian Vium om 5 torturoverlevere.
Fra den 4. til den 30. juni 2009
Frue Plads, Frue Plads (Pladsen mellem Vor Frue Kirke og Universitetet), København K  

 

Se nogle af billederne fra udstillingen

YOUR MESSAGE AGAINST TORTURE

Send the promotional postcards of the exhibition as e-cards to your friends.

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