WATCH: ‘Outbreak’ Art Exhibition features inspiring works of art from 24 local talents

WATCH: ‘Outbreak’ Art Exhibition features inspiring works of art from 24 local talents

By QLNews

The first-ever hybrid edition of the 8th Ajyal Film Festival presented by the Doha Film Institute (DFI) is taking place from November 18- 23.

This year's festival presenting the ‘Outbreak’ art exhibition in Msheireb Downtown Doha.

The exhibition started today and will run until December 10, Saturday to Thursday from 10:00 am to 10:00 pm, and Friday from 2:00 pm to 10:00 pm at Sikkat Wadi Msheireb.

The exhibition features inspiring works of art from 24 local talents, the selected artworks reflect the new reality of our world as it faces a period of instability and uncertainty, and pays tribute to the brave frontline workers and modern-day heroes who sacrifice their lives daily for our safety.

As a much-anticipated in-person event of the first-ever hybrid edition of the 8th Ajyal Film Festival, ‘Outbreak’ is presented in line with government guidelines and with the health of all visitors as the top priority.

Fatma Hassan Alremaihi, Festival Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Doha Film Institute, said, “This year’s thought-provoking multimedia exhibition ‘Outbreak’ demonstrates the powerful rise of creativity and innovation out of adversity, challenging us to consider the many facets of how the current pandemic can affect - and sometimes inspire - our world view. 24 local artists skilfully mix themes and expressions to transform their unique trails of isolation and separation in a global pandemic outbreak into the driving force of a very different kind of outbreak - a uniting one of creative inspiration, hope, and potential, reminding us of our innate ability to rise up and triumph over hardships to determine a brighter future.”

Participating artists include Ali Al-Mannai, Ibrahim Al-Baker, AJ Al-Thani, Shouq Al-Manaa, Hamad Al-Fayhani, Noor Al-Nasr, Mohammed Al-Suwaidi, Saad Al-Muslamani, Roda Al-Thani, Bothayna Al-Zaman, Anfal Al-Kandari, Maryam Al-Homaid, Mohammed Al-Hammadi, Marsya Abdulghani, Elie Fahed, Abdulaziz Yousef, Maryam Al-Suwaidi, Adriane De Souza, Paul Valentine, Sharefa Al-Mannai, Reem Al-Haddad, Maha Al-Subaey, Nasser Al-Kubaisi, and Ghada Al-Khater.

Tickets for the 8th Ajyal Film Festival are available for online purchase. For up-to-date information and ticket purchase please click here.

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