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Stuart Franklin During the past few days 35,000 persons have left the Tigre province in North Ethiopiaand crossed the boarder into Sudan to reach the Takalabab camp (near Kassala) in theeastern part of the cou (...)

The Nobel Peace Centre in Norway presents an exhibition featuring the work of 24 Magnum photographers, who have photographed people all over the world who, for political or economic reasons, were obliged to leave their country, or then forced into exile by war or natural disasters, taking with them only the belongings they could carry.

Detours consists of five different photo essays and one piece of contemporary art, which have been brought together to form a unified exhibition. The exhibition eschews any form of historical, chronological or geographical order as the aim is to visualize the sheer number of international conflicts which have occurred since the Second World War.

 

Philip Jones Griffiths Refugees under fire. Confused urban warfare was such that Americans were shooting their staunchest supporters. The battle for Saigon. Vietnam. 1968. © Philip Jones Griffiths | Magnum Photos
Paolo Pellegrin Volunteers help refugees come ashore near the village of Skala Sikamineas. Lesbos, Greece, August 2015 © Paolo Pellegrin | Magnum Photos

From March 15th, 2017
To September 3rd, 2017

Nobel Peace Center
Brynjulf Bulls Plass 1
0250 Oslo

Robert Capa © International Center of Photography Arriving immigrants. Haifa, Israel. 1949-50. © Robert Capa © International Center of Photography | Magnum Photos