2010 Special exhibition „From Solferino to Guantanamo“

Battlefields from Solferino to Guantanamo The exhibition from April to November 2010 at the Henry-Dunant  Museum showed documentation and pictures of ICRC operations in war and disaster zones of the last 140 years. In the museum, the visitor is led directly into a world where poverty and misery, fatalism and unbridled hope is expressed. The pictures show what has been achieved since...

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Tables for private peace talks

The powerful symbol of the Red Cross founder and his work is an interactive art project in a public place, created by the concept artist, H. R. Fricker. The „table for private peace talks“ was exhibited on Friday, 23rd April, 2009 at the Dunant–Platz in Heiden.The table for private peace talks has the shape of a cross. White seats complete the sculpture to the well known emblem of the Red...

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Special Exhibition 2009 „From Solferino to the Red Cross“

Special Exhibition  Mai 2009 – December 2010 In the year 1859, before approximately 150 years, Frenchmen and Sarden fought against the young austrian emperor Franz Josef l, in order to drive them our from upper Italy. The horrers witnessed by Dunant after the battle of Solferiono on 24 June 1859 and his ensuing humanitarian appeal are the origin of the Red Cross/ Red Cresent Movement, wich...

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