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PEN members arriving at Hvar

© Damil Kalogjera
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© Damil Kalogjera

PEN members arriving at Hvar

Photograph of PEN members disembarking a ship to attend the 59th PEN International Congress in Hvar/Dubrovnik, 1993, which took place from 19-24 April and was titled Place and Destiny. As political tensions rose in Bosnia and Herzegovina throughout the early 1990s, some PEN members had expressed concerns about the 59th Congress being held in Croatia. In this photograph György Konrád, president of PEN International (1990-93), can be seen greeting press at the bottom of the steps. The Croatian writer, philosopher and human right activist Vlado Gotovac, can be seen standing just behind him. This photograph was taken by Damil Kalogjera.

Membres PEN arrivant à Hvar

Photographie de membres PEN descendant d'un navire pour participer au 59e Congrès de PEN International à Hvar/Dubrovnik, qui s'est tenu les 19-24 avril 1993 et était intitulé Place and Destiny. Avec l'escalade des tensions politiques en Bosnie-Herzégovine dans les années 1990, certains membres PEN s'étaient montrés préoccupés de la tenue du 59e Congrès en Croatie. Dans cette photographie, on peut voir György Konrád, président de PEN International (1990-93) accueillir la presse tout au bas des marches. L'écrivain, philosophe et militant croate des droits de la personne Vlado Gotovac se tient tout juste derrière Konrád, vêtu d'un chandail rouge. Cette photographie a été prise par Damil Kalogjera.

Miembros de PEN llegando a Hvar

Fotografía de miembros de PEN desembarcando de un barco para atender al 59o Congreso de PEN Internacional en Hvar/Dubrovnik, 1993, que tuvo lugar del 19 al 24 de abril y cuyo título fue Place and Destiny. Debido a las crecientes tensiones políticas en Bosnia y Herzegovina a principios de los 1990s, algunos miembros de PEN habían expresado sus dudas sobre la idoneidad de celebrar el 59o Congreso en Croacia. En esta fotografía, György Konrád, presidente de PEN Internacional (1990-93), puede verse saludando a la prensa al final de la escalera. El escritor croata, filósofo y activista por los derechos humanos Vlado Gotovac, está de pie destrás de él. La fotografía fue tomada por Damil Kalogjera.

Date:

24/04/1993

Creator:

Damil Kalogjera

Centre:

Croatian Centre  (Hrvatski P.E.N. centar)

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