Photographer David Hurn giving to talk on Aberfan in Cardiff.

Photographer David Hurn giving to talk on Aberfan in Cardiff.

2016 marks the 50th Anniversary of the Aberfan disaster in 1966 which saw 116 children and 28 adults killed in the small Welsh valley's mining village.

In his first public talk focussing on the disaster, titled Before and After. Aberfan: Thoughts on Privacy, Magnum photographer David Hurn reflected on his career of documenting small and large events  and the role of photographers and photojournalism. 

Before and After. Aberfan: Thoughts on Privacy
Friday 2nd September 2016
National Museum Cardiff, Cathays Park, Cardiff CF10 3N

Banner image (used with permission of the photographer) and audio content © David Hurn. Audio recording © Ffoton Wales

 

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