Exhibition Tibetan Refugees

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The Independent Culture
Recent films such as Seven Years in Tibet and Martin Scorsese's Kundun have brought the plight of the Dalai Lama and his fellow Tibetans to a new, far wider audience. Having escaped from his homeland and Chinese aggression during the Lhasa uprising in 1959, the 14th Dalai Lama has since lived in India, and many of his devotees have made the difficult trek over the Himalayas after him. English photographer Neil Bailey recently visited Tibetan refugee camps in West Bengal and was invited to stay and record what he saw. The resulting images (right) are now on show at the Association of Photographers, with proceeds going to a refugee centre in Darjeeling.

81 Leonard Street, London EC2 (0171-739 6669) to 23 Dec

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