Exhibition “Age old cities. A virtual journey from Palmyra to Mosul"

Amount 100 K $

Years 2018 - 2019

Operator Institut du Monde Arabe (IMA)

Type of grant Emergency relief

Iconem MAFL DOA
(c) IMA - T. Rambaud

ALIPH firmly believes in the importance of raising awareness on the need to protect heritage threatened by conflict. The travelling exhibition "Age old cities: A virtual journey from Palmyra to Mosul" recreates the cities of Palmyra, Aleppo, Mosul and Leptis Magna in virtual reality. It enjoyed its opening at the Arab World Institute from 10 October 2018 to 17 February 2019, where it was visited by more than 130,000 people. The exhibition has already traveled to Bonn, Riyadh and Washington DC.