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See the first UK exhibition by award-winning Russian documentary photographer Sergey Ponomarev, featuring more than 60 unforgettable colour photographs from two recent bodies of work.

‘Assad’s Syria’ offers a rare insight into what life was really like for people living in Government-controlled areas of Syria in 2013-2014.

‘The Exodus’ captures the determination, endurance and suffering of people from Syria and elsewhere who sought asylum and a better life in Europe in 2015-2016.

Sergey Ponomarev: A Lens on Syria forms part of IWM’s Syria: A Conflict Explored, a season of exhibitions and events reflecting upon the ongoing conflict in Syria.