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Opening Sebastiao Salgado
The Children of Exodus
28th november 2005

One day after the successful WestLicht Photographica Auction Sebastiao Salgados first great solo exhibition in Austria "The Children of Exodus" was opened. The show exhibits portraits of children from refugee camps, orphanages and settlements of the landless in Latin America, Africa, Asia and Europe. In addition to the artist himself Leica CEO Dr. Josef Spichtig and the president of Magnum Thomas Höpker were present. Prof. Erich Lessing adressed a laudation to Sebastiao Salgado.

On the left: Peter Coeln and Sebastiao Salgado


Sebastiao Salgado
Fleur-Christine Swoboda
Leica boss Dr. Josef Spichtig
Prof. Erich Lessing

Anna Auer im Gespräch.
Magnum President Thomas Höpker
Michaela Ernst and Christine de Grancy.

Franz Merlicek, Peter Coeln und Christian Satek.

James Cornwall, Peter Coeln, Lélia Wanick Salgado, Sebastiao Salgado and Katja Schindler.