British author donates library to rebuild destroyed collection at Mosul

1/25/2021 5:30:00 PM

British author Edmund de Waal says he will donate almost 2,000 books from his installation at The British Museum to the Mosul University Library.

British author Edmund de Waal donates almost 2,000 books to Mosul University Library in Iraq to help rebuild its collection, which was partly destroyed by Daesh terrorists in 2015

British author Edmund de Waal says he will donate almost 2,000 books from his installation at The British Museum to the Mosul University Library.

Warburg Institute also receives gift Alongside de Waal's donation to Iraq, the external walls of the collection will be gifted to The Warburg Institute in London to be "incorporated into the institute’s redesign," the press release said.Google Arts & Culture, the online arts programme, “work[s] with cultural institutions and artists around the world.jared.By Charlotte Bruneau 4 Min Read MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - In Mosul, adjacent to the Biblical city of Nineveh, four churches representing different denominations occupy a small square surrounded by low-rise houses, testament to the role Iraq’s once flourishing Christian community played.

The statement said the walls are "painted with liquid porcelain and inscribed with the names of the great lost libraries of the world." "We are honoured and moved by Edmund’s gift.” This time, it is bringing art lovers “stories of resilience, revival, and recovery through culture” from Iraq.It will put his library of exile into one of the world’s great exiled libraries; and it will become a visible part of the Warburg Renaissance , a building project that will create new possibilities for artistic partnership and public engagement," Warburg Institute Director, Professor Bill Sherman was quoted as saying.Mr.The British Museum will host a free-event inspired by De Waal's collection on Friday with readings by the artist himself and musical performances.A Girl amidst Rubble, by Muhammed Thannon.Following the event The Warburg Institute will receive the walls, with its renovation set to be completed in 2023 — 2024.“It used to be a bit like the Jerusalem of the Nineveh plains,” said Mosul and Akra’s Chaldean Archbishop Najeeb Michaeel of “Church Square”, the name given to the site that Pope Francis will visit on March 7 during his historic trip to Iraq.

READ MORE:.” Al Ghad Radio, “a leading community organisation that has pioneered the revival and reconstruction of Mosul,” was instrumental in reconnecting people to open the exhibition “Return to Mosul” in January 2019.“It was unbelievable,” he said.

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The Art and Soul of Mosul: online exhibition looks beyond the devastationGoogle Arts & Culture, a non-profit initiative, is highlighting Mosul at the moment, in collaboration with Al-Ghad Radio, Iraq. The project went live on January 28, 2021.

Shattered by ISIS, Iraq’s Mosul Museum Is Rising from the AshesIraqi authorities and international supporters that include the Smithsonian Institution have begun a painstaking process of restoring its place as a vital center of culture in Iraq and redress the traumas of Islamic State’s occupation. Seems like a waste Thank God for bringing bitcoin to man,it has being a great source of blessing to all of man kind who have passion for bitcoin trading. Now the poor are getting rich over night and the rich getting richer. MALYAROVALARA_ thank you for your proper management .

In Iraq, pope to visit Mosul churches desecrated by Islamic StateIn Mosul, adjacent to the Biblical city of Nineveh, four churches representing different denominations occupy a small square surrounded by low-rise houses, testament to the role Iraq's once flourishing Christian community played. thanks Not being funny. Things were fine until everyone decided to bomb Iraq. Now you can blame anyone? First, what is meant is the Islamic state. Islam is not free from these killers. Second, we Muslims have desecrated the land and the churches, the house of God.

Pope Francis lands in northern Iraq's MosulPope Francis arrived in Mosul on Sunday to pray in the decimated northern Iraqi city that was once a stronghold for Islamic State and where Christians now number little more than a few dozen families. Pop can do stop the bombs from USA? I don't think so. thank you very much for your work

Pope Francis lands in northern Iraq's MosulPope Francis arrived in Mosul on Sunday to pray in the decimated northern Iraqi city that was once a stronghold for Islamic State and where Christians now number little more than a few dozen families. It's boring to sit at home alone, looking for someone to spend time with My prayers are with our Pope. Sorry, that should read: the city of Mosel in Northern Iraq. The rest of the world call it Mosel not just the people of Northern Iraq.