Qatar Museums will hold an exhibition on October 27 at the National Museum of Qatar that will highlight the rich cultural heritage of nomads in the midst of the Sahara Desert, the Arab Middle East and Mongolia.
The exhibition is part of a series of cultural initiatives designed by Qatar’s museums in 2022, and as part of ensuring Qatar’s prestige as a leading artistic and cultural destination regionally and internationally.
The gallery, which will run until January 14, 2023, reviews the life of nomads and semi-nomads in three regions – the Sahara, Qatar and Mongolia, as well as the efforts of these groups to establish and preserve lives significant and rich social. in addition to the formation of deep and beautiful cultural stereotypes in an environment full of challenges.
The exhibition will feature a rich collection of historical artifacts and photos from the National Museum of Qatar and other museums.
It will also include collections borrowed from international museums, including the National Museum of Mongolia, the Quai Branly Museum in France, and the Globe Museum in Vienna, in addition to other museums.
On the other hand, the activities of Pipilotti Rist Your Brain to me, My Brain to You Gallery will continue at the National Museum of Qatar until December 20, to allow fans of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 to enjoy the first exhibition of its kind for the renowned Swiss artist in the Middle East.
The exhibition, which is held in partnership with the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) and the Hamad Medical Corporation, relies primarily on pixel technology comprising 12,000 LED bulbs installed across the exhibition showroom.
The bulbs are programmed to light up in coordination with a soundtrack depicting in visitors’ imaginations the natural scenes of Qatar.
The exhibition invites visitors to dive into a journey of self-discovery through a sensational, contemplative and amazing experience and also symbolizes the collective unconscious of humanity and the capacity of the human spirit.
Additionally, the “Are You Well” exhibit highlights the museum’s commitment to raising awareness of the topics of psychological health as a primary component of human well-being.
It also supports the goals of the partnership between the MoPH, World Health Organization, FIFA and the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy (SC) which aims to make the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 , an opportunity to promote physical and psychological health and a model for health. and security to be followed by future giant sporting events.
Inside the exhibition hall, the National Museum of Qatar has dedicated two educational sites allowing visitors to exercise their mental awareness and express their understanding of the exhibition’s message in terms of psychological well-being on walls reserved for capturing their ideas.
Rist, born in 1962, is an expert in the visual connection between visual and sound artifacts and profound messages about humanity.
Together with a team of specialists, she designed the project “My Mind to You, Your Mind to Me” and put her preliminary model and concept art. (QNA)