The Laughter and Forgetting (L.A.F.) Project – a non-profit working to bring together photographers of post-totalitarian states – is pleased to announce the opening of a new photo exhibition: The Internally Displaced of Georgia. This exhibition is a unique chance to see the lives and struggles of the Georgian Internally Displaced Peoples, who were forced to leave their homes during the Abkhazian, Samachablo, and South Ossetian conflicts, which plagued Georgia through the 90’s and resurfaced in 2008. These photographers have captured the everyday lives of people who lost their homes, but have not lost hope or faith.
The exhibit is currently installed in Prague, Czech Republic until February 7, 2012 at Anglo American University’s [art]SPACE. The event is sponsored by Anglo American University (AAU) and is organized in partnership with Forum 2000 Human Rights Conference, the Georgian Embassy and NAPA Gallery.The exhibit opens in partnership with the University of North Carolina at Greensboro at the Gatewood Gallery from November 17th – 29th, 2011. The Opening Reception is on Monday, November 21, 2011.
Lastly, the exhibit is scheduled from December 6 – 19th, 2011 in Tbilisi, Georgia at Gallery “9” in collaboration with the Tbilisi International Film Festival.
© Tako Robakidze.
© Anka Gujabidze
© Mariam Amurvelashvili
© Irina Popova
© Elene Damenia