An Ocean of Possibilities

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Alex Masi (c) 2014

Noorderlicht 2014 focuses on restless spirits. In a contemporary parallel to the vision of the Frisian author Jan Slauerhoff, the main exhibition looks at people around the world who want to think ‘outside the box’ and who, dissatisfied with the status quo, set out in search of alternatives. This year’s exhibition features Alex Masis’ outstanding project ‘Bhopal’s Second Disaster’ and will shown in The Netherlands and Singapore, during the Noorderlicht 2014 International Photofestival and the Singapore International Photography Festivals respectively.

 

Noorderlicht PhotoFestival, 31 Aug – 26 Oct 2014

For Noorderlicht, photography is a socially inspired medium which functions as a window on the world and can play a role in social discussions and processes. Our visual documents attempt to provide critical insight on current issues. With engagement and passion for the medium Noorderlicht brings Dutch and international audiences into contact with high-quality, socially committed photography from around the world.

http://www.noorderlicht.com/en/photofestival/photofestival-2014/exhibitions/an-ocean-of-possibilities/photographers/#alex-masi-bhopal-second-disaster

Singapore International Photography Festival 

Singapore International Photography Festival is a biennial gathering of minds from around the world with the common pursuit to advance the art and appreciation of photography. It aims to be a much needed arena for critical thought and academic discourse on photography in Southeast Asia

http://www.sipf.sg/an-ocean-of-possibilities/

 

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We believe Dow & DuPont must finally accept responsibility for Bhopal. Until then, The Bhopal Medical Appeal funds two award-winning clinics in the city. Both offer free, first-class care to victims of the gas disaster or the ongoing water contamination. The survivors have nowhere else left to turn – please help if you can.