milan exhibition highlights
Last Updated : GMT 11:59:16
Egypt Today, egypt today
Egypt Today, egypt today
Last Updated : GMT 11:59:16
Egypt Today, egypt today

Milan exhibition highlights

Egypt Today, egypt today

Egypt Today, egypt today Milan exhibition highlights

Milan exhibition highlights migrant odyssey
Milan - AFP

An exhibition in Milan is offering through the lens of 65 photographers an original look at the topic of immigration and the migrant crisis.

The Restless Earth, organised by the Nicola Trussardi foundation, is being presented by the Visual Arts Program of Milan's Triennale (www.triennale.org), the title alluding to works by Caribbean poet Edouard Glissant on how different cultures can live together.

The exhibition with works from photographers from some 40 countries, including Syria and Turkey, is an "exercise in empathy, understanding, inter-cultural dialogue" to facilitate "a future together," Trussardi says.

Their works are designed to show migrants' experiences but also hint at perceptions of new arrivals amid the worst refugee crisis Europe has known since World War II.

Italy has been in the front line of the crisis, receiving tens of thousands of migrants attempting the dangerous sea crossing from Libya in vessels that often are barely seaworthy.

Included in the exhibition, which runs through August 20, are 26 powerful images taken by AFP photographer Aris Messinis depicting their hazardous journeys.

Another powerful exhibit is Syrian Manaf Halbouni's "Nowhere is Home," comprising a car crammed full of objects to symbolise the transient existence of refugees with nowhere to call their own.

Also throwing into stark relief the human cost of the migrant crisis is an exhibit of passports, damaged mobile phones and other personal items from refugees who drowned off Lampedusa, an island near Sicily where hundreds of Africans drowned when their vessels capsized in 2013.

Milan itself is an industrial economic hub in the north of Italy where the anti-immigrant Northern League has sought to extract political capital from the migrant crisis, a divisive issue across the country.

In January, tensions boiled over as residents at a migrant reception centre near Venice set the facility ablaze after the death of a female refugee which residents blamed on a long delay in getting her medical treatment.

Over 1,000 migrants are thought to have died making the dangerous voyage from Libya to Italy so far this year, according to the UN's refugee agency, with nearly 37,000 rescued and brought to camps around the country.

Source : AFP

egypttoday
egypttoday

Name *

E-mail *

Comment Title*

Comment *

: Characters Left

Mandatory *

Terms of use

Publishing Terms: Not to offend the author, or to persons or sanctities or attacking religions or divine self. And stay away from sectarian and racial incitement and insults.

I agree with the Terms of Use

Security Code*

milan exhibition highlights milan exhibition highlights



Egypt Today, egypt today Modern colorful bedroom renovation

GMT 12:15 2017 Thursday ,21 December

Modern colorful bedroom renovation
Egypt Today, egypt today Paris Fashion Week: John Galliano goes co-ed on the catwalk
Egypt Today, egypt today For the Variety of Interior Design Styles

GMT 22:35 2017 Tuesday ,19 December

For the Variety of Interior Design Styles

GMT 13:29 2018 Friday ,14 December

Turkey targets military over alleged Gulen links

GMT 10:14 2019 Monday ,19 August

Love a special date with you

GMT 09:06 2011 Friday ,16 September

Chicago, Bangalore, Finland, Toronto

GMT 10:46 2014 Monday ,04 August

Summer is cool at Modhesh World

GMT 11:16 2014 Saturday ,09 August

Authors' effort to press Amazon on Hachette

GMT 11:06 2011 Monday ,27 June

Americans worried by soaring tuition fees

GMT 15:57 2016 Saturday ,13 February

Zika outbreak 'won't compromise Olympics'

GMT 13:03 2011 Wednesday ,29 June

World needs vibrant science journalism community

GMT 10:41 2017 Friday ,05 May

'Lobby money' behind fall of Philippine Chief

GMT 06:35 2017 Tuesday ,14 March

Rimmel to launch Volume Shake Mascara

GMT 20:35 2017 Friday ,22 September

Algerian, French PMs mull over phone relations

GMT 08:33 2017 Monday ,11 December

Lindsay Lohan loving life in Dubai

GMT 07:36 2017 Monday ,23 October

A template to make rice pudding your way

GMT 19:18 2015 Thursday ,23 July

McDonald's 'secret menu' exists

GMT 00:02 2011 Wednesday ,24 August

New website offers what women want

GMT 13:50 2012 Friday ,09 March

Best ski season experienced by skiers

GMT 08:14 2012 Wednesday ,14 March

Skiers make tracks for Le Massif

GMT 20:41 2012 Tuesday ,08 May

Paralympic snowboarding set for 2014

GMT 07:54 2014 Wednesday ,09 July

Forbidden City explores culture market success

GMT 20:31 2011 Saturday ,14 May

Emirates Palace breaks Guinness World Record

GMT 19:12 2013 Monday ,19 August

Holland & Holland collaborates with Powder Hill

GMT 01:01 2012 Sunday ,29 January

Jennifer Lopez sexy in swimsuit

GMT 20:34 2011 Thursday ,25 August

Gods Without Men

GMT 14:51 2011 Thursday ,07 July

Athletics: Bahrain dominate distance races in Kobe
 
 Egypt Today Facebook,egypt today facebook  Egypt Today Twitter,egypt today twitter Egypt Today Rss,egypt today rss  Egypt Today Youtube,egypt today youtube  Egypt Today Youtube,egypt today youtube

Maintained and developed by Arabs Today Group SAL.
All rights reserved to Arab Today Media Group 2021 ©

Maintained and developed by Arabs Today Group SAL.
All rights reserved to Arab Today Media Group 2021 ©

egypttoday egypttoday egypttoday egypttoday
egypttoday egypttoday egypttoday
egypttoday
بناية النخيل - رأس النبع _ خلف السفارة الفرنسية _بيروت - لبنان
egypttoday, Egypttoday, Egypttoday