The Cultural Village Foundation (Katara) launched Qtargets ‘message for peace’ exhibition last Wednesday at Katara Building 19.

The exhibition consists of 70 artworks, mostly paintings done by 45 local artists of different age groups and different walks of life, who creatively express individual messages of peace aimed at future generations through symbolic sports targets integrated into artworks.

Ukrainian artist Andrea Charnoville, who lead the art project, emphasised that art is the right way to send the message across as it is a common language.

He adds that the Project represents how artist see the concept of peace, and each participant has been asked to leave their artistic message through the art language and answering the question ‘What is your positive message of peace?’.

Nadia, founder of this project launched in 2016, said that it consists two stages, the first stage is to acquire paintings from participating artists and the second stage is to gather messages of peace from people all around the world so everybody can join in making peace.

Nadia said:

Visitors of the exhibition will enjoy the process of participating in the project by leaving their own messages in the small size target paper in their native language, and these unique pieces will be integrated into a large artwork later on.’

The exhibition will last until the end of April and opens every day from 10 am to 10 pm at Katara building 19. Messages and artworks by people around the world are welcome.