Lecture and signing session: Gerd Ludwig, ‘The long shadow of Chernobyl’

German-American photographer and photojournalist Gerd Ludwig is winner of the Dr. Erich Salomon Award 2014, presented by the Deutschen Gesellschaft für Photographie e.V. (the German Photographic Society). Ludwig has made numerous journeys to the forbidden zone around the Chernobyl nuclear power station and brought back impressive photographic records of the region, the lives of the people who live there and the victims of the catastrophic nuclear accident. His collection, ‘The long shadow of Chernobyl’, already attracted critical acclaim around the world.

When: Saturday 20/09/2014
, 1 p.m
Where: photokina 2014 Cologne, Leica Stage, Hall 1

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