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Magnum Photographers
August 7, 2012
by Henri Cartier-Bresson
Mahatma Gandhi’s non-violence philosophy and work made him one of history’s strongest symbols of peace. Despite the fact that he was nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize several times, he was never awarded the prize. In a unique exhibition India and Gandhi are captured through the camera lens of legendary photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson. Cartier-Bresson met Gandhi the same day he was shot, and documented India in grief after the spiritual leader’s death.

Photographs, films, texts and interactive installations give the audience a chance to know the man who has been a great inspiration to several Peace Prize laureates. A short film produced for the exhibition highlights why Gandhi never was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.

The exhibition is presented in cooperation with Magnum Photos.

Tuesday - Sunday 10-18 h
Closed on Monday

Nobel Peace Center
Brynjulf Bulls Plass 1
Oslo 0250
Norway

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