17 May-8 Oct 2006. To mark the 20th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, the Centre de Cultura Contempornia de Barcelona (CCCB) presents an exhibition documenting the lasting effects of the explosion on the millions of humans and animals involved, as well as the environmental impact and the state of the power plant today. French journalist and historian Galia Ackerman, author of the recently published Tcernobyl, retour sur un dsastre (Buchet-Chastel 2006) has curated the exhibition, which includes photographs, archive footage from Russian state television, objects such as medals awarded to the liquidators, maps, press cuttings of the time, childrens drawings and works by contemporary Russian painters. Admission 4.40, concessions 3.30, under-16s free. Tues-Sat 11.00-20.00, Sun and public holidays 11.00-15.00.
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Once upon a time Chernobyl.
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