Artistas Por La Paz
The Islamic Cultural Centre, Madrid
12th Dec – 22nd Dec 2002
The main aim of this exhibition was to encourage, through art, a climate of understanding in the relationships among people. “The Islamic Cultural Centre in Madrid, has put at the disposal of this artistic expression its Exhibition Hall for this international encounter among artists from a variety of nationalities, beliefs and styles, where getting over natural differences and with a determined commitment to the cause of Peace, join their efforts and show everyone that co-existence among different cultures and peoples, and among their different artistic expressions, is possible if there is an authentic wish for dialogue.”
Guests included His Excellency Mohsen Bilal, Syrian Embassador in Madrid and Ms. Pilar Molina, representative of the Regional government of Aragón in Madrid. As an act of solidarity, 20% of the artworks sold will be donated to the International Red Cross and the Red Half Moon for their humanitarian aid campaigns.
Inmaculada Arricivita, Curator.