Kuwait artists, media syndicate launch first public exhibition

KUWAIT: The Kuwaiti artists and media syndicate launched its first public exhibition on Sunday with the participation of a group of artists and photographers under the patronage of the Minister of Information and Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs Abdul Rahman Al-Mutairi.

The representative of the sponsors of the exhibition, assistant secretary general of the arts sector at the National Council for Culture, Arts, and Letters, Assistant Zamil, said in a press statement during the opening ceremony that the exhibition, which is hosted in the suburb of Abdullah Al-Salem, will last for four days.

The exhibition brings together amateurs and professionals. Zamil expressed his admiration for the participation of a large number of artists in the first exhibition led by Dr. Nabil. This reflects the great role the group plays in supporting art and artists and organizing exhibitions and workshops. He pointed out that Kuwait was and still is proud of its culture, arts, theater, and drama.

The chairman of the Artists and Media Syndicate, Dr. Nabil Al-Failkawi, said in a statement to the Kuwaiti news agency (KUNA) that the exhibition is being held for the first time and will be held annually, noting its importance in providing support to artists. He added that the exhibition, which sees the participation of 115 artists with distinctive paintings, allows the artists to showcase their arts “without any idea or a specific title”.

The group has about 1,500 members. More than 300 of them work in the field of fine art. Members organize seasonal exhibitions in several fields, such as exhibitions on the brutal Iraqi invasion of Kuwait and its liberation, Jerusalem, and others. Artist Soraya Al-Baksami said in a similar statement to KUNA that the great participation of women artists in this exhibition reflects women’s ability to innovate.- KUNA

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