Berlin Wall installed at QNCC by Qatar Museums

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Berlin Wall installed at QNCC by Qatar Museums

To commemorate the ongoing second anniversary of the blockade of Qatar, Qatar Museums has introduced a unique piece of the Berlin Wall at Qatar National Convention Center (QNCC), through an ongoing cultural collaboration with Qatar Foundation (QF). 

The work was gifted to the State of Qatar in 2017 during the Qatar Germany Year of Culture festivities and was revealed today at QNCC, a QF part, at a function gone to by HE Germanys Ambassador to the State of Qatar Hans-Udo Muzel, Acting Chief Executive Officer at Qatar Museums Ahmad Musa Al Namla, Executive Director of Strategy Administration and Projects at Community Development president office (QF) Hisham Nourin, Head of Public Art at Qatar Museums (QM) and Abdulrahman Al Ishaq. 

HE the represetative expressed gratitude toward the State of Qatar and said thanks to the Chairperson of Qatar Museums HE Sheikha Mayassa bint Hamad Al-Thani. He said that the Berlin divider did partition Germany, yet all of Europe. He at that point talked about respective ties among Germany and Qatar, and focused on that workmanship associates various societies. 


Al Namla as far as it matters for him said that "This striking article is both a true bit of history and a show-stopper, to exhibit the solid connection between the two countries, the State of Qatar and the Federal Republic of Germany, and the continuous accomplishment of the social trade program of Qatar Museums." 

"In acknowledgment of the intensity of workmanship to join individuals, today we disclose this second fragment of the divider, to be added to our Public Art program, which brings show-stoppers outside the dividers of exhibition halls and craftsmanship displays, with the goal that Qatar Museums can support discourse and innovativeness among everybody," he included. 

Talking at the service, Nourin stated: "This portion of the Berlin Wall is an ideal supplement to the 150 works that contain Qatar Foundations one of a kind accumulation of workmanship, and those that have benevolently been credited to us by Qatar Museums. These are on general visibility inside Education City, mirroring the focal job that workmanship holds in our locale advancement endeavors. 

The two boards divulged at QNCC incorporate a work of art by Thierry Noir, a French craftsman who is professed to be the main road craftsman to have at any point painted the Berlin Wall in 1984. West Berlins side of the divider progressively loaded up with paintings specifying the German experience, a conspicuous difference toward the East, where residents were taboo from nearing the divider. After the fall of the Berlin divider, spray painting turned into a manner by which craftsmen from all around the globe would express how they felt about the division of residents. 

The showed boards measure a little more than 2 meters wide, over 3.5 meters high, and a little more than 1 meter thick each. The solid is strengthened with steel bars, and shrouded in splash painted spray painting that passes on messages of expectation, opportunity and change.