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Posted On: 10 December 2012 10:39 am
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:12 pm

Katara Join Forces with the Embassy of Ecuador to Showcase Ecuadorian Photography

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Doha, December 9th 2012: In collaboration with the Embassy of Ecuador, Katara, the Cultural Village presents two photographic exhibitions, “Galapagos Surreal Exhibition” by Fernando Espinosa Chauvin, and “The Sons of the Sacred Waterfalls” by Nicolas Kingman. The exhibitions are expected to run from 9th December until 5th January at Katara Galleries 1 and 2, Building 13. The two exhibitions showcase a series of scenic photographs taken of the natural landscapes in Ecuador. “Children of the Sacred Waterfall” presents a collection of photographs by Ecuadorian photographer, Nicolas Kingman who demonstrates the support of the conservation process. The photographer’s technique displays an appreciation of local Ecuadorian scenery. Abdulrahman Al Khulaifi, President of Katara said, “We are delighted to present these stunning exhibitions which allow art fans to experience the Ecuadorian nature and cultural values. Katara has continued to support and develop local talents by providing them with a platform to showcase their artistic abilities and enhance creative engagement.” The “Galapagos Surreal Exhibition” depicts the old sublime aesthetic of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The photographer Fernando Espinosa Chauvín illustrates the Galapágos Islands through a series of expeditions to the place. Chauvín’s creative use of technology creates a different structure of imagery that would be invisible to the naked eye. Dr. Khalid Al Sulaiti, General Manager of Katara said: “The exhibitions promote artistic and cultural values ​of Ecuador and their aim of protecting the environment and habitat of the people. The exhibitions further demonstrate Katara’s commitment to showcase different cultures whilst embracing the emerging global culture.” In support of local and regional talents, Katara continues to bringing culturally diverse exhibits and entertainment options to Qatar. Katara has a number of events and activities including exhibitions of Classical and Modern Art planned for the new year. ILQ NEWS