The Box 2012
A mini viewing room in the main Arts Centre foyer showing artists` films, which will be showing a special linked programme of work over the weekend of the festival, including the work of Italian photojournalist Danilo Balducci in Armenia:
Armenia: Gyumri suffered from the earthquake on December 7th 1988. The epicentre was in a town called Spitak, killing 25,000 people. More than 20,000 flats and private houses were ruined and more than 6,000 ruined. 23 years after Armenia continues to leave victims. Winter is the worst time for more than 3000 families that continue to live in small temporary houses called Domiks. They are provided by the Soviet Government or built by the homeless themselves.