About the project

The International Justice and Human Rights Centre is hosting a photographic exhibition on the war in Ukraine. From Wednesday 17 April, Edge Hill University will host the exhibition in the foyer of the Law and Psychology Building on our campus, for up to three weeks.

The exhibition, which has recently been displayed in the House of Commons, features photographs by international prize-winning photographers, documenting the devastating conflict during the last two years of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

Edge Hill University staff and students, as well as the wider community, are welcome to view the exhibition which will be open on weekdays 8am – 6pm and until 7pm on Thursdays.

About the exhibition

This exhibition features photographs that have been hosted around the world, and brought to the UK via the University of Hull.

The wider exhibition has included photographs by correspondents of the Ukrainian online newspaper “Ukrainska Pravda”, as well as photojournalists such as Vladislav Savenok, Denis Kazansky and Andriy Kramchenkov. It also features the works and photographs of photographers Evgen Maloletka (winner two Pulitzer Prizes 2023, Guardian Photographer of the year 2023, and World Press Photo of the year winner); by Prix de la Photographie winner, Dmytro Kozatsky; Konstantin and Vlada Liberov; Evgen Titov (Reuters and Associated Press); and Serhiy Korovainyi (winner of the James Foley Award for Conflict Coverage 2022).

It captures the horror and heart of the war in Ukraine, the devastation of Bucha, the bombardments of Ukrainian cities, the battle for Bakhmut, and portraits of Ukrainian soldiers and rescuers.

Launch Event

The Exhibition will be launched on Wednesday 17 April 2024. Guests are welcome to arrive from 5pm and can browse the exhibition until 8pm. Opening remarks will be made by Professor George Talbot, Pro-Vice Chancellor for Research at 5.30pm.

The Launch event is free to attend, and you can book a place below.

The Photographers

Rodrigo Abd

Argentine photojournalist for the Associated Press, winner of the Pulitzer Prize (2013, 2023) for covering the civil war in Syria and Ukraine. Winner of World Press Photo 2013.

Evgen Maloletka

Ukrainian photographer and journalist. As an employee of the Associated Press, he covered the first weeks of the siege of Mariupil. His photographs of the bombed out maternity ward of the city hospital became widely known in the world as one of the symbols of the war between Ukraine and Russia.


  • The Guardian Photographer of the Year 2022
  • Knight International Journalism Award 2022
  •  World Press Photo of the Year 2023
  • Pulitzer Prize for Public Service 2023
  • Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Photography 2023

Dmytro Kozatsky

Ukrainian photographer, press secretary of the Azov Battalion of the National Guard of Ukraine. During the blockade of Mariupol, he participated in the defence of the Azovstal metallurgical plant.  At the end of May 2022, he was taken prisoner by Russia, was released and returned to Ukraine at the end of September 2022.


  • Medal “For Military Merit to Ukraine” 2022
  • Prix de Photographie Paris 2022

Denis Kazansky

Ukrainian blogger, political commentator and journalist. Author of the book “How Ukraine Lost Donbass” about Russia’s occupation of Eastern Ukraine in 2014.

One of the representatives of Ukraine in the trilateral contact group for the peaceful settlement of the situation in the East of Ukraine (2020 – 2022).

Evgen Titov

Ukrainian freelance photographer, filmmaker

Kostyantin and Vladа Liberov

Ukrainian photographers covering Russia’s war against Ukraine from the front line. There pictures have now been featured in Time Magazine, and on CNN.

Photographers of love stories and weddings before the full scale invasion.

Sergiy Korovainy

Ukrainian photojournalist covering Russian war crimes in Ukraine, environmental issues, refugee crisis, etc.

At various times, he collaborated with the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Financial Times, Time, Politico.

James Foley Award for Conflict Coverage 2022