Wesley Channell’s photography exhibition “Portraits of Serbia: Hope for the Future” was officially opened on Thursday, March 14t at the Ethnographic museum in Belgrade.
The exhibition portrays people who talk about their hopes and expectations for the future of the country. They come from 29 cities in Serbia as well as 2 foreign cities.
At the opening ceremony, Mrs. Tijana Čolak-Antić Popović, the Ethnographic Museum director, reminded the guests that this is Mr. Channell’s second exhibition at this important Serbian institution. On behalf of the author of the exhibition, Mrs. Tobey Wodder thanked all who participated in bringing his vision to life and expressed his sorrow for not being able to attend the exhibition due to illness, and his happiness at the same time, because it’s not his turn to speak but of people of Serbia, to whom this exhibition belongs. Sabina Dazdarević, project manager, thanked all guests for their attendance. She added that the exhibition is a historical record that will be of interest to the generations that come because it shows their ancestors, as well as how they saw Serbia and what they expected in the future.
The exhibition was officially opened by Mr. Ivan Bošnjak, the State Secretary at the Ministry of Public Administration and Local Government. It will be on display at the Ethnographic Museum until March 29. Afterwards, it will be exhibited in Niš from the 2nd until the 14th of April.