What’s New in Malta and Gozo – August 31

PHOTOGRAPHY

Wiki loves monuments 2022

Malta again participates in Wiki loves monumentsholder of the Guinness World Record for the largest photography competition, which is in its seventh edition.

The competition brings together photographers from around the world to take stunning photos of Malta’s cultural heritage, which will be shared on Wikipedia.

Participation is free and open to all, and photo upload workshops will take place throughout September. The deadline for submission is September 30.

A jury made up of experts in the fields of cultural heritage, photography and Wikipedia will select the winning works. Ten submissions will be nominated for the international competition Wiki loves monuments competition, with the possibility of winning other prizes.

For more details, visit www.wikimalta.org and the Wikimedia Community Malta Facebook page.


FILM

anime festival

Eden Cinemas in St Julian’s is hosting its first ever anime festival, showcasing feature films from some of the most popular anime series of all time including Dragon Ball Z, demon slayer and my hero academia.

All films are dubbed in English or screened in Japanese with English subtitles.

Dragon Ball Super: Super heroes and My Hero Academia: two heroes are currently displayed.

For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page and the Eden Cinemas website.

My Hero Academia: two heroes” alt=”My Hero Academia: two heroes“/>My Hero Academia: two heroes

EXHIBITIONS

Polymorphs

Claire Farrugia’s first personal exhibition ends today.

Polymorphs, to be restrained at the Palm Court Lounge at Phenicia, Florianashow the artist worries that the online representation of imagery that audiences consume is often far from the truth; most of the time it is actually an invented form of reality.

The exhibition, comprised of works on paper, panel and canvas, focuses on “human polymorphism”, with subjects presented in a natural position and with a filter using a mobile app.

Curated by Charlene Vella, the exhibition also includes a section dedicated to the artist’s self-portraits.

Free entry. For more information, visit the exhibition’s Facebook page.

Learn about the concept of the exhibition in this interview from The Times of Malta.

Malta’s Gold

Martine Rigaud-Busuttil explores the art of lace through a series of oil paintings at the Malta Society of Arts Art Galleries in Valletta.

Malta’s Gold features sketches and paintings the artist created during a year she spent with the society lacemakers during the time of COVID-19.

The exhibition runs at Palazzo de La Salle, 219 Republic Street, Valletta, until September 7. Opening hours: Monday and Friday: 8 am to 7 pm; Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays: 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.; and Saturday: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

For more information, visit the Malta Society of Arts website and Facebook page.

A painting by Martine Rigaud-Busuttil exhibited at the Malta Society of Arts in Valletta.  Photo: Facebook/Malta Society of the ArtsA painting by Martine Rigaud-Busuttil exhibited at the Malta Society of Arts in Valletta. Photo: Facebook/Malta Society of the Arts

Bellum to Mundum

After a seven-year hiatus, artist Tonio Mallia presents a new series of works that reimagine a world shaken beyond its tipping point, where tensions between the human and natural world are no longer in play, nor creative. nor invigorating. ; they have turned into a tyrannical order in which humanity becomes subject to its own freedoms.

The exhibition, curated by Giulia Privitelli, runs at MUŻA – Museum of Fine Arts in Valletta until September 11. For more information visit muza.mt.

You can also read the Times of Malta interview with the artist.

Lost in the ether

Nicole Sciberras Debono presents her first personal exhibition at Il-Kamra Ta’ Fuq in Mqabba. She foregrounds esoteric tales of domestic familiarity, with notes on online and parasocial relationships, and the reflections of a young woman in contemporary society.

The exhibition runs until September 12. Opening hours: Monday to Saturday from 6 a.m. to 12 p.m. and Sunday from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. Evening hours are advertised weekly on Il-Kamra ta’ Fuq The Facebook page.

The Palace of the Inquisitor in Vittoriosa.  Photo: Shutterstock.comThe Palace of the Inquisitor in Vittoriosa. Photo: Shutterstock.com

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