The Museum of Islamic Art, in collaboration Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Qatar will present Safar, an exhibition highlighting the experiences of Afghan refugees in Qatar after their evacuation in 2021.
Date: 23 October 2022 – 23 January 2023
Safar highlights the experiences and stories of Afghan refugees through a collection of videos, photographs, and illustrated stories beginning with a look at Afghanistan's history, the importance of its geographical position at the crossroads of ancient trade routes, its wealth and natural resources, as well as being part of the most important and largest empires, and the basis of civilizations since the Bronze Age
Videos, stories, and artwork produced by adults and children alike help illustrate this aid, in addition to the cultural support, music, and art provided to help bolster the well-being of the evacuees.
The exhibition also addresses the question of what happens next for the evacuees, Afghanistan, and Qatar’s ongoing support. An interactive feedback wall invites visitors to express their thoughts and feelings.
Note: The timings for this event are to be updated.
Sunday through Saturday: 10 am – 8 pm
Note: Last entry to museums and galleries is 30 minutes prior to closure.
Source and image credit: Museum of Islamic Art
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