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Unique exhibition tells the story of water in Prague

There is only one week left to see the photo exhibition on Kampa island in Prague

  • May 21, 2019 17:30
  • Author Aseniya Dimitrova
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Hardly can a modern European imagine a life without clean and fresh water: the life-giving liquid has been and will be one of the main factors influencing life quality. However, there are no guarantees that this will last forever. This is the concept behind the Water and Civilisation exhibition currently taking place in the Czech capital.

The one-month exhibition tells the story of water and its importance throughout the ages with an outdoor exhibition. On twenty panels it will present unique images by authors from across the globe including Australia, Europe, Africa, Greenland and America. The basic goal is to rip people out of lethargy and convince them that the fate of the world depends on our behaviour and thinking. The curator and co-author of the exhibition, prof. Miroslav Bárta, affirms that they would like to reach out to the general public and show the key importance of water for human existence from prehistory to today, including an overview of the current situation and future development scenarios. Water must be protected and treated with care so that it can be used effectively not only by us but also by future generations. It would not work without water, says Zdeněk Hřib, Mayor of Prague.

The images depict, for example, the sources of the Amazon, research on the behaviour of whales and dolphins, and shots of water in various states, or the devastating flood in Prague in 2002.

Organised and produced by Medialogue, the exhibition was made possible thanks to the partnership of the Ministry of the Environment of the Czech Republic and the City of Prague. See it by 28th May on Kampa Island in Vltava river.

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