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Exhibition: Artistic Dimensions to a Healthier World

October 2 - 27, 2019

An exhibition curated by WISH and held at the Fire Station that looks at the interrelationship between art and the promotion of health and wellbeing, and shines a spotlight on healthcare issues raised at WISH 2018, set to take place at the Fire Station.


The exhibition will feature artworks by Giles Duley, an award-winning humanitarian photographer who documents human plight in war zones across the world. Also on display will be drawings created by Rohingya children who are currently living in refugee camps in the Cox’s Bazaar, Bangladesh, after fleeing persecution in Rakhine State, Myanmar. Some of these children are part of a program called ‘Creative Methodologies for Mental Health and Psychosocial Support with Children in Emergency Settings’, which is being delivered by Save The Children in the camps.

Art therapy

A workshop by members of Save The Children charity targeting for Qatar’s school teachers, healthcare community and interested members of the public, on how to effectively use art therapy to help children cope with stress and trauma.
2nd October 2019
Location: Fire Station Education Room 1
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm - Public

Public talk by Giles

A talk by Giles Duley, an award-winning humanitarian photographer who has dedicated his life to documenting human suffering in war zones across the world.
8th October 2019
Location: Fire Station Cinema
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm - Public

Giles workshop

A photography workshop by Giles Duley, a humanitarian photographer, who has documented images of human suffering in conflict zones across the world.
10th October 2019
Location: Fire Station workshop 4
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm - Public

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