Interactive photography exhibition ‘The White Fire’ by Mohamed Azmeel (Double Dot), an award-winning photographer has kicked off last Monday for public viewing.
The White Fire exhibition officially began Sunday evening at the National Art Gallery with a private viewing and was inaugurated by the Environment minister Dr. Hussein Rasheed Hassan.
The exclusive photography exhibition showcases the threats faced by our marine biodiversity and compromises of two components; the ‘Muraka Faaru’ or Coral Wall photo exhibition, and the ‘Muraka Vaahaka’ or the Coral Story educational sessions.
The ‘Muraka Faaru’ showcases 10 care-fully selected masterpiece photographs that are inspired by corals and depicts the impact of climate change in the coral ecosystem. Each photograph narrates a story about our marine life and diversity.
The ‘Muraka Vaahaka’ component aims to provide public awareness sessions on the plight of coral reefs by leading marine biologists including the Maldives Marine Research Institute (MMRI), Parley, Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru & Angsana Ihuru and Four Seasons Fulidhoo Dive.
The exhibition will be open to the public from 10 am to 10 pm from 21st to 24th October at the National Art Gallery before it moves to Jumeirah Vittaveli resort, which will display the photographs from December 20 to January 10.
Azmeel (Azzu or Double Dot) is a Photography Ambassador for Visit Maldives, and has been named amongst the Top 10 International Photographer 2018/19 by Asia’s largest photography community PPAC. His work has been widely published in several magazines through Asia, Europe and America.