Al Qattara Arts Centre is hosting a virtual talk as part of the ‘Microphone’ programme entitled “Camera and Microphone Confronting Covid-19”.
The talk will discuss the creative approaches of a group of photographers and videographers in the face of the Corona pandemic, especially during the National Sterilisation Programme. Addressing their work and its nature during these unprecedented times, the session will explore how these creatives were able to deploy their tools and talents in raising awareness about the pandemic and battling it, as well as showcasing photos and videos that were made in light of it.
Mohammed Al Kaabi is an Emirati media personality and writer, presenter of the international news on Dubai TV, and a media official at the Emirates Youth Council. He also works in the UAE Cabinet Office, and was nominated for the Federal National Council elections for the year 2019 for the Emirate of Ajman.
Mohammed Al Baloushi works as a photographer for Abu Dhabi Media and also as a photojournalist for Al Ittihad newspaper. He is a graduate of Al Ain University of Science and Technology - College of Law. A lover of the image and the camera, and their many forms of expression, his pictures have featured in many exhibitions and forums.
Mohammed Abdulla Al Kaabi is a videographer, photographer and content creator, and holds workshops and courses in the content industry. Al Kaabi collaborates with both local and international companies specialising in photography.
The session will be in Arabic, and will be streamed live on the Abu Dhabi Culture YouTube channel. You can watch it by clicking here.