18 January 2023

"Radiance of Faith from Ottoman Era" Exhibition Inaugurated in Katara

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Doha, January 18 (QNA) - General Manager of Katara Cultural Village Foundation Dr. Khalid Ibrahim Al Sulaiti inaugurated on Wednesday the "Radiance of Faith from the Ottoman Era" exhibition by photographer Khaled Al Musilmani.
The event was held at the hall of building No. 18 in Katara in the presence of HE Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey to Qatar Mehmet Mustafa Goksu, along with several officials from the Ministry of Culture.
Organized by Qatar Photography Center of the Ministry of Culture, the exhibition includes 50 artistic pictures on which the photographer Khaled Al Musilmani portrayed the aesthetics of Islamic architecture in Turkey's mosques through a collection of selected models for its decorations, interior scene, and the distinctive elements in its exterior appearance.
On this occasion, Dr. Al Sulaiti noted the high artistic skills of the artist that were showcased in the distinguished photographic paintings that conveyed the beauty of mosques during the Ottoman era, lauding the efforts made by the Qatar Photography Center in sponsoring artists and talents with photography. He pointed out that Katara is committed to supporting everything that enriches the Qatari artistic and cultural scene.
In an exclusive statement to Qatar News Agency (QNA), Director of the Department of Culture and Arts at the Ministry of Culture Maryam Yassin Al Hammadi underlined that the organization of such an exhibition came within the framework of supporting and caring for artists in pursuit of achieving the strategic objectives of the Ministry of Culture, specially those related to Islamic history, civilization and identity as depicted by the artist through mosques.
This is in addition to the artistic and engineering designs highlighted by the artist which represent an inspired cultural and creative dimension, Al Hammadi said, pointing out that the exhibition is an opportunity to have a glimpse of other cultures abroad, specially in a country with authentic culture like Turkey, she said.
Director of Qatar Photography Center Abdullah Abdul Hamid Al Musleh outlined in a statement to QNA that the exhibition culminates the incredible effort made by Khaled Al Musilmani, in terms of selective models from the outcome of five years of photographing the architecture and aesthetics of mosques from five different Turkish cities. (QNA)


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