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REFUSEE - Sergey Ponomarev

This exhibition features 60 captivating photographic works by Sergey Ponomarev, winner of 2016 Pulitzer Prize and World Press Photo Contest.
“Refusee” represents the Gestalt of the words, namely “Refugee”, “Refuse” and “See”, which reflects the dilemma of the current refugee crisis in Europe.
The works of Sergey provide an alternative perspective to “see” the problem. He addresses the crisis through a humanitarian lens, focusing on the people who were less fortunate to be born in the troubled area of the global village. Their journey began in war, poverty and oppression, and continues to an unknown destiny. So they walked. So we choose or refuse to see.

17 OCT – 18 NOV 2016 

F11 Photographic Museum
11 Yuk Sau Street, Happy Valley, Hong Kong

Visiting arrangement
Viewing by appointment only (Free admission)
Closed on Sundays, Mondays, and Public Holidays
For registration, please visit: www.f11.com



Migrants arrive by Turkish cruise boat near the village of Skala, Lesbos island, Greece, Monday, November 16, 2015. The Turkish boat owner delivered some 150 persons to the Greek coast and tried to escape back to Turkey, he was arrested later in Turkish waters. (Photo Sergey Ponomarev for The New York Times)

Refugees seen taking a rest in an open area in Dobova, Slovenia, Tuesday, October 20, 2015. (Photo Sergey Ponomarev for The New York Times)

An abandoned swimming circle that was used as a lifebuoy for children seen on the beck of Lesbos island, Greece, Sunday July, 26, 2015. (Photo Sergey Ponomarev for The New York Times)

Hungarian riot police cracked down again on refugees who tried to enter Hungary, after stopping riots at the Horgos border, Serbia, Wednesday, September 16, 2015. (Photo Sergey Ponomarev for The New York Times)