A photography exhibition bringing to life some of the 1989‘s most dramatic moments. The pictures capture not only the Velvet Revolution but also what lead to it. They are also showcased pictures taken on the street of Berlin and Bucharest.
- daily 11:00 – 19:00
- adults CZK150
- students under 26 years CZK70
- seniors over 65 years CZK70
- a family ticket (2 adults + 2 children) CZK350
- children younger 10 years old for free
Old Town Hall – Cloisters and Knights’ Hall, Staroměstské náměstí 1.
About Jan Šibík
Jan Šibík is one of the Czech renowned documentary photographers. He was born on April 15th, 1963.
At the Czech competition of news photography, he won 40 awards in a few categories, including the main award for the photography of the year. He won three awards at the Fuji Press Photographer, including the main awards in 1997. He has also received the first prize from the city of Pilsen for the extraordinary support of democracy and human rights.
In 2007 he was awarded the UNHCR award for “the photography or series of photographies, which are showing the problems of refugees in the best possible way”. He organized the humanitarian action “Help the children of Sierra Leone” in the year 2000 and the humanitarian action “I want to live!” in 2005 as support for the AIDS victims in Odessa, Ukraine.
He has published three books on photojournalism called “All Tears of the World”, “The Devil Within Us” and “Stories”.