THE AQUALOGY FOUNDATION OPENS THE EXHIBITION ‘WHERE WATER LIVES’, ATTENDED BY ANA BOTELLA
26 September 2012
The exhibition ‘Where water lives’, sponsored by the Aqualogy Foundation, was opened in Madrid yesterday with the attendance of the city’s mayor, Anna Botella.http://museo.abc.es/es/exposicion/159" /t "_blank Arsenio Olmo, the group’s Director of Human Resources and Knowledge Management and CEO of Aqualogy, appeared in representation of the Foundation, and stressed that the model of public-private partnership developed by the group was a reference model. Regarding the Aqualogy Foundation, Arsenio Olmo recalled that ‘it was born with the aim of exploring and disseminating new alternatives, with the desire to become a benchmark on national and international water issues’. The mayor of Madrid acknowledged the image archive of the exhibition which ‘shows the progress made in recent decades through joint and collaborative work.’
The exhibition ‘Where water lives’ demonstrates the presence of this element in the photographs and illustrations from the archives of the newspapers ABC and La Vanguardia, which may be visited at the ABC Museum of Drawing and Illustration (calle Amaniel, 29-31, Madrid), until 18 November. ‘Where water lives’ takes two routes: drawings from the ABC collection and a selection of nearly two hundred photographs from the archives of both newspapers.
The exhibition’s routes and subject areas explain management of the resource over the years and how the development of infrastructures for their distribution and treatment has enabled Barcelona and Madrid to grow. It also presents economic and social changes in images and paintings where water is the main element. Last night's opening event was attended by numerous authorities and representatives from Madrid civil society.