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“Fish Out of water” Photo Gallery Inaugurated at Katara

16-01-04

0054 Culture/ Qatar

Doha, January 04 (QNA) – Cultural Village Foundation-Katara in cooperation with the Embassy of Italy in Doha inaugurated on Sunday Fish Out of water (Pesci fuor d’acqua) photo gallery by the Italian photographer Carlo Rocchi Bilancini.
The event inaugurated with the presence of the General Manager of the Cultural Village Foundation-Katara Dr Khalid bin Ibrahim al Sulaiti and the Italian ambassador in Doha, HE Guido De Sanctis.
Speaking on the occasion, the General Manager of the Cultural Village Foundation-Katara Dr Khalid bin Ibrahim al Sulaiti, said: “This exhibition has a significant role at building cultural and artistic bridges between Qatar and Italy through the display of the creative photographs by Italian photographer Carlo Rocchi Bilancini and making it available to Katara’s visitors.”
The general manager of the cultural village noted that the Italian photographer has succeeded at presenting inspiring photographs and at utilizing water as dominant element in this scene.
For his part, HE the Italian ambassador in Doha Guido De Sanctis said: “I am really pleased to start this year by holding an Italian exhibition in Katara. Hope this cooperation will be culminated by holding other events all over the year.”
On occasion of the exhibition organized by the Cultural Village Foundation Katara, in cooperation with the Embassy of Italy in Doha (curated by Manuela De Leonardis) will be presented a selection of 20 photographs.
In each of 20 portraits – unexpected, theatrical and surprising – the sitter seems to bloom in the water, epitomizing him- or herself. (MORE)

QNA 1647 GMT 2016/01/04