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Picturing Marawi

The Battle of Marawi in 2017 is the longest urban battle in the modern history of the Philippines. It lasted for five months but the damage it has done to the community will forever be etched in the memory and heart of the Filipinos.

Picturing Marawi
Former journalist Mylah Reyes-Roque

Revisit the tragic backstory of the Maranaos at the Picturing Marawi Photo Exhibit featuring the heart-tugging photos of the Marawi siege aftermath immortalized by former journalist Mylah Reyes-Roque from June 3 to August 31 in select SM Supermalls.

Picturing Marawi
Osmena Street used to be a busy commercial street that was home to Marawi Doctor's Maternity, Medical and Children's Clinic, as well as shops selling hijabs and car accessories

Picturing Marawi narrates the aftermath of human conflict through images of buildings, homes, and mosques that are deserted by war but nevertheless speak of the community that used to make it alive. These are stories of a siege fought in close quarters.

Picturing Marawi
The Agus River separates the battle area from the safe zone in Marawi

"The exhibit memorializes the tragedy in Marawi with the aim to engage mallgoers and help them have a greater understanding of the conflict," said Jonjon San Agustin, SM Supermalls senior vice president for marketing.

Picturing Marawi

Photo exhibit schedule:

SM Megamall  (June 3 to 11)
SM Southmall (June 24 to 29)
SM Sucat (July 22 to 28)
SM Rosario (August 5 to 11)
SM Telabastagan (August 25 to 31)

This endeavor is in partnership with the National Museum.

For more information, visit www.snsupermalls.com