Wednesday, 6 July, 2022

Photo exhibition ‘We are Rohingya’ begins

A three-week long photo exhibition titled ‘We are Rohingya’ began at the temporary exhibition hall of the Liberation War Museum in the capital on Monday.

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency in partnership with the Liberation War Museum, has organised the exhibition, marking the World Refugee Day.  

Based on the Rohingyatographer magazine, the exhibition is showcasing the photographs of 10 talented Rohingya artists living in refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar. 

This photographic exhibition explores the themes of memory, hope, dreams, faith, beauty, craftsmanship, grief, loss and love among the Rohingyas through 50 photographs.

Curated by David Palazón, Sahat Zia Hero, Amena Khatun and supported by UNHCR, the exhibition features photography by Sahat Zia Hero, Ro Yassin Abdumonaf, Shahida Win, Azimul Hasson, Md Jamal, Abdullah Khin Maung Thein, Hujjat Ullah, Enayat Khan, Md Iddris and Omal Kahir.

Additionally, 11 photographs from the Liberation War Museum archives have generously been included, showing the lives and stories of Bangladeshi nationals, who in 1971 were forced to flee and live as refugees, during the Liberation War.

The exhibition will continue till July 8.