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Contemplating Time, Ann Francis, Ireland

In the presence of the author and his wife, the opening of the personal exhibition of the renowned artist photographer Reha Bilir A.FIAP, ESFIAP from Konya (Turkey) took place in Oradea, on Tuesday, September 20, 2022, at 16:00. The exhibition was organized by the International Association "Euro Foto Art" (AIEFA) in partnership with the Museum of the Land of Crișurilor - Museum Complex, through the section of the Oradea City Museum, with the support of Summit Agro Romania, under the auspices of the International Federation of Photographic Art (FIAP), recognized by UNESCO. Personal Reha Bilir A.FIAP, ESFIAP was made up of 72 monochrome and color photographs taken in Benin (Africa), China, India, Indonesia and Vietnam (Asia) and Oman (Middle East). The public present at the opening in the Euro Photo Art Gallery, FIAP Oradea Exhibition Center – Romania was greeted by the head of the Oradea City Museum department Dr. Ioan Ciorba, who appreciated the initiative of organizing this exhibition, which guides the visiting public to various picturesque places of the Middle East and distant. Next, the photographer artist Ștefan Tóth István AFIAP, ESFIAP, the president of AIEFA presented the context in which he met the photographer artist from Turkey in Oradea, during the European Photography Festival organized by the Photographic Club "Nufărul" Oradea (CFNO), under the leadership of the well-known artist photographer from Oradea, as president of CFNO. The art critic Dr. Ramona Novicov specified in her speech: "The exhibition brings us close to the Near and Middle East, a world from the rising sun, which has a charm completely and completely special. The world of Turkey, it's actually the Anatolian Plateau, it's a whole world and everything else, it's a star gate between Europe and Asia. Everything that comes from this part of the world is something fascinating, and I think this double-faced stargate, which on one side is bathed in the glow of the sea of seas, which gives even tourists a special charm. Among the exhibited photographs, a world called burnt earth, a land with excellent spirituality, particularly attracted my attention. The photographer artist Reha Bilir A.FIAP, ESFIAP specified in his speech "I made my first trip beyond the borders of Turkey in the summer of 2007, when I was invited by my friend Ștefan Toth to participate in the European Photography Festival, organized by Mr. to. This European meeting offered me, in addition to the professional side, the beginning of collaboration with dozens of photo artists from Europe and Asia. Oradea has become a special city for me, which has become an international gateway for me. Thanks to this Festival I ended up exhibiting in 42 countries of the world. Returning to my much-loved city with my wife meant immense joy." Another personal exhibition of the photographer artist Reha Bilir A.FIAP, ESFIAP was opened in partnership with the Photoclub "Vasile Vénig László" (FCVVL) from Carei, on Thursday, September 22, 2022, in the "Károlyi" Castle in the locality. 50 special artistic photographs were installed on the easels. The public present at the opening was greeted by Dr. Hágó Nándor Attila, the president of FCVVL, who thanked the president of AIEFA Ștefan Tóth István AFIAP, ESFIAP, for the intermediate exhibition and the photographer artist Reha Bilir A.FIAP, ESFIAP for this special "spiritual gift" offered the public visiting the Castle. The exhibiting photographer thanked the management of the Fotoclub and the Castle of Carei for the opportunity offered to exhibit in this exceptional space, after which he handed the photographer Hágó Nándor Attila a set of 6 illustrated catalogs with the images photographed in Benin, China, India , Indonesia, Italy and Vietnam. At both vernissages, the president of AIEFA Ștefan Tóth István AFIAP, ESFIAP presented the exhibiting photographer with Certificates of Patronage of the International Association. The musical moments of both openings were provided by the artist Thurzó Sándor József, representative of the "Duo Sola Fide" Cultural Group from Oradea, who performed several pieces from the Turkish and Romanian repertoire. Both events were broadcast online on the Association's facebook: The exhibition of the photographer artist Reha Bilir A.FIAP, ESFIAP from Turkey in Oradea will be open until 18.10.2022, from Tuesday to Sunday, between 10:00 - 18:00 (Monday - closed), and the one in Cari for 3 weeks. The images exhibited in Oradea can also be admired on the website of the International Association:, respectively the one opened in Carei at the address:  Both exhibitions will be able to be viewed between September and October also on the screens of modern means of transport in our city, thanks to the protocol concluded with AIEFA and OTL.

Opening Of The Exhibition Of The Reputable Artist Photographer Reha Bilir Afiap, Esfiap In Oradea And Carei - September 2022