Life of mine

Thursday, 04.04.2019 – Friday, 12.04.2019


Life of Mine Exhibition
Life of Mine Exhibition © GICHD

This exhibition marks the International Day of Mine Awareness on April 4 in Geneva and around the globe by giving mine action a human face. It shows the manifold impact that explosive remnants of war have on communities, shedding a light on the people whose lives have been impacted by explosive hazards or who dedicate their lives to eliminating them.

Location: Embassy of Switzerland in Armenia, Melik-Adamyan Street 2/1

About the Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining (GICHD)

The Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining (GICHD) works towards keeping communities safe from the risks stemming from explosive ordnance. They support their partners around the world to save lives and restore livelihoods. By offering workshops and training courses, developing concepts, methods and tools and promoting the effective and efficient use of resources, the Centre supports the ultimate goals of mine action: saving lives, returning land to productive use and promoting development. The GICHD is located in Geneva, Switzerland.

About the photographer

Johannes Müller, born in Norway in 1975, is a Munich based freelance photographer. Since 2011, he has been focusing on conflict and war. On his own or as an embedded journalist, he has covered active conflicts such as Afghanistan, Kurdistan, Iraq and Mali. His work focuses on human resilience and connection beyond conflict. In photo exhibitions and lectures, he tells the stories behind his photos, independently from the actual mainstream media interest.