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Should the city of Pripyat be saved?:

International exhibition "WE WANT TO REMEMBER" April 18 - May 1, 2011

IPE Center Pripyat.kom and charitable fund for victims of Chernobyl "Prometheus" will organize again a photo exhibition under this motto. The exposition of the rarest of video and photo tells the story of the worst technological disaster in history and the tragic fate of the town of Pripyat, which now turned ghost. Over 25 years have passed since those tragic events, has managed to grow a generation for whom the Chernobyl disaster is only a history. But the more muffled the voices of memory, the more important to listen them.

Visitors can get acquainted with the work performed in various genres (including with archival photographs), united by the theme of pain and bitter memories of the day, who shared the history of mankind on the "before" and "after" Chernobyl.

For the first time in the exhibition will attend a young photographer Eugene Krasovskaya - winner of the international competition "Young people photographing or the Entrance to Masters". Also, viewers will be able to meet again in the event the best works of familiar authors:

- Alexander Sirota - a former resident of Pripyat, a journalist, photographer, editor in chief
Project PRIPYAT.com (the website of the town of Pripyat), vice president of IPE Center PRIPYAT.com.
- Anton Yukhimenko - photographer, designer.
- Alexander Kupny - participant of liquidation of the Chernobyl accident, journalist, photographer and author of the "SlavutichCity" website.
- Alexander Naumov - participant of liquidation of the Chernobyl accident, a retired police colonel, a distinguished journalist in Ukraine, the author of the Chernobyl Trail website.
- Igor Ryabov - Moscow aerografic artist, designer, photographer.
- Alexander Tarskikh - photographer, filming director.

The exhibition's curator, Catherine Varaksina is the representative of IPE Center PRIPYAT.com in Russia, one of the project editors of PRIPYAT.com, founder of the charity fund to assist victims of Chernobyl "Prometheus".

"We want to remember" - a unique project that can once again reminded of what should not be forgotten.

The exhibition will be held from April 18 to May 1, 2011 at:Gogol Boulevard h.8 "Photo Center".

Contact phone of curator: +7 495 979 65 96
E-mail: nagual@chernobylzone.com

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