H.E. Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan inaugurates the "Lest We Forget: Emirati Vernacular Photography" exhibition

14 Mar 2013

H.E. Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, U.A.E. Minister of Culture and President of Zayed University inaugurated the “Lest We Forget: Emirati Vernacular Photography” exhibition on Zayed University Abu Campus last Thursday. The exhibition is the first public exhibition organized by the students of the College of Arts and Creative Enterprises CACE.

Also present were Dr. Sulaiman Al Jassim, Vice president of Zayed University, Dr. Larry Wilson, Povost of Zayed University, and Robert Beckel, Zayed University Abu Dhabi Campus Director. Various ambassadors and Cultural attaché’s were also present.

The exhibiting students introduced his Excellency Sheikh Nahayan to all the exhibits, before he met Award winning Magnum photographer Susan Meiselas, who has conducted several workshops for Zayed University students.

The exhibition and forthcoming publications were all jointly funded by RIF grant awarded to CACE faculty David Howarth, Michele Bambling and Marco Sosa.