2021 -


«humanitarian principles. here and now» is a contemporary art exhibition produced by the musée de l’elysée in lausanne and the swiss federal department of foreign affairs, in conversation with the international committee of the red cross (icrc) for the 70th anniversary of the geneva conventions.
the four humanitarian principles –humanity, impartiality, neutrality and independence – have been portrayed in films and photographs by renowned artists hoping to inspire all of us to reflect and engage with these important concepts.

organized by
embassy of switzerland in japan
institut français de recherche sur le japon à la maison franco-japonaise in tokyo (mfj)
international committee of the red cross (icrc) mission in japan
representation of the united nations high commissioner for refugees (unhcr) in japan

with the cooperation of
sapporo real estate co. ltd.
tokyo metropolitan foundation for history and culture,
tokyo photographic art museum
japanese red cross society

curation and design for the exhibition in tokyo
so+ba design tokyo/zurich

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