21 Donkeys in Ta’ Pinu exhibition spread their message of peace
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CARAVAN's peace-building exhibition at Ta' Pinu National Shrine in Gozo, has just completed its opening week.
The Mediterranean Peace Donkey exhibition in Gozo follows their display over a two-month period in Mdina, during the Mdina Cathedral Contemporary Art Biennale.Visitors to the exhibition during this first week have been noticeably moved by the different type of art on display, which conveys such a powerful message to the onlooker.
The exhibition of painted Maltese donkeys by 21 noted Gozitan, Maltese, Egyptian and Western artists emphasise the need for peace, compassion and harmony between the Middle East and West.The forms for the life-size fibreglass donkeys was sculpted by the premier Egyptian artist Dr. Reda Abdel Rahman, which were then fabricated in Malta.
The exhibition will remain open to the public until the 28th of February.
Photos by Maltese-Italian artist, photographer and film-maker Federico Chini