Max Pelagatti Photo Exhibition "the wood of memories: Marcinelle beyond the tragedy"
10 December - 18 December 2016
Himeji City Museum of Literature, Special exhibition space
City of Himeji
This is an exhibition, of an artist who lives in Brussels, Belgium, on the mine disaster that occurred in Charleroi on August the 8th, 1956. Himeji city has received a recommendation letter from Charleroi and decided to hold it as a co-sponsor. It will take place on the site of the disaster, Le Bois du Cazier, which was a mine registered as a World Heritage of UNESCO. Through this exhibition, the City of Himeji aims to let Himeji citizens deepen their understandings about their sister city’s culture and historical background.