30 Aug '12, 7am

#Singapore: Jeremy Boo, a winner of #ICRC Young Reporter Competition, exhibits stories about Georgian War till Sep 9.

#Singapore: Jeremy Boo, a winner of #ICRC Young Reporter Competition, exhibits stories about Georgian War till Sep 9.

Presented by Jeremy Boo and The Arts House Jeremy Boo, winner of the ICRC Young Reporter Competition, is exhibiting Frozen War , an anthology of personal stories that chronicles the long-term psychological effects of war in Georgia. He chose to focus on long-term psychological effects of war as it is an aspect of war that is seldom covered by mass media. Yet, its effects and repercussions can be felt and even passed down for generations. Georgia is a suitable country as it experienced two wars in recent history. In the last 20 years, Georgians were evicted from their homes by two wars. The first started, as the Soviet Union collapsed, in two regions — Abkhazia and South Ossetia. While Georgia assumes that these areas are part of Georgia, Russia and other separatists asserts they are independent entities. The war purged people from their homes and killed countless others. Th...

Full article: http://www.theartshouse.com.sg/Programmes/EventPage.aspx?...

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