Qatar National Library

A Talk on Orientalist Photography

2021.10.4 17:00

Online via Zoom

In celebration of the opening of the "Between Science and Art: Early Photography in the Middle East" exhibition at the Heritage Library, we are happy to take you on a journey through the early history of photography in the Middle East.

This special discussion will feature two speakers who are specialists in historical photographic archives:

Giulia Martini: Archivist in charge of the photographic collection at Qatar National Library and curator of the exhibition “Between Science and Art: Early Photography in the Middle East”,

Mathilde Falguiere: Head of photographic collections in “Architecture and Heritage Library” (Médiathèque de l'architecture et du patrimoine), Paris - Fort de Saint-Cyr.

Moderator: Alizée Alexandre, Cultural Manager at the French Embassy. 

The event will be conducted in English with simultaneous interpretation in Arabic and in French.

The event will be conducted online via Zoom.

Date: 4 October 2021

Time: 5:00 – 6:30 PM

Language: Arabic, English and French 

Target Audience: General public  

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