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War Witness Archive



Project-investigation is prompting the viewer to a new perception of the First World War archives. Authors of the project invites the viewer to explore the unique series of photos from the funds of Belarusian museums and private collections, and to share their feelings and thoughts on what they saw. War Witness Archive is the national pavillion of the Republic of Belarus at the 56th Venice Biennale.

Project curator Aleksey Shinkarenko
Co-curator Olga Rybchinska

Text typefaces
Displace (by Denis Serebryakov)
Mr.Palkerson (by Yuri Gordon)
Fun City (by Roman Gornitsky)

 
  
Carte postale is the most common way of communication from the army.
The soldiers wrote to their families and friends using carte postale.
Exhibition visitors asked to describe their thoughts about the photo,
which made an impression on them.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Photo by Aleksey Shinkarenko
 
 
 
 
 
The next episode of the project is the exhibition in Army Museum in Stockholm.
Five themes, five periods was identify by colors. 
 
 
 
 
 
War Witness Archive
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War Witness Archive

Project-investigation is prompting the viewer to a new perception of the First World War archives.

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