Photgraphs from the GFDD/Funglode Publication New Perspectives: Dominican Republic Showcased at an Exhibition in Mexico

February 19, 2016

In collaboration with GFDD/Funglode, the Embassy of the Dominican Republic in Mexico presented the photographic exhibition New Perspectives: Dominican Republic, in the framework of the event "Querétaro Amigo del Mundo" (Querétaro Friend of the World), where Dominican Republic participates as guest country from the 16 to 21 of February.

This show consists of a selection of thirteen images from the book New
Perspectives: Dominican Republic
, a successful GFDD/Funglode publication, that synthesizes very eloquently the paradisiacal nature of the country, the fertility of its land, the freshness and warmth of its mountains and valleys, the intensity of the blue-green color of its beaches, and the beauty of its lakes and lagoons.

"Querétaro Amigo del Mundo” is an international cooperation project in which the Municipality of Querétaro closes ties with
different foreign countries, based on the concepts of collaboration, brotherhood, responsibility and mutual learning.

February 18, Ambassador Fernando Pérez Memén formally inaugurated the photographic exhibition where Anne Casalé, the artist behind the lense, shows the natural richness of the Dominican Republic, in all its magnificence, and invites us on an
unforgettable journey along different paths of a privileged country of vast, diverse and impressive beauty.

About New Perspectives: Dominican Republic
The GFDD/Funglode publication aims at serving as a point of reference for the national population and the numerous Dominicans that reside outside of the country, as well as art and photography aficionados and all those interested in developing a better understanding of the Dominican

New Perspectives: Dominican Republic Comprised of 400 aerial images taken from a helicopter, the book is divided in 9 chapters ─ Reflections of Light, Coasts, Heights, Plains, History, City, People, Tourism, and Work ─ that contain text pertaining to various aspects of the country’s history, culture, environment, and contemporary life. It has become a point of reference for the national population,
visitors, students, art and photography aficionados, the numerous Dominicans that reside outside the country and all those interested in a better understanding of the Dominican Republic.

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