Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Imagine France Art Exhibition Sponsored by BNP Paribas & So French

Supporting the Arts and Celebrating French Culture and Heritage

BNP Paribas in partnership with So French and Atout France, are pleased to announce that they are sponsoring the ‘Imagine France’ art exhibition by Maia Flore, as part of the Embassy’s ‘So French’ Programme of activities.

The exhibition, which will take place at Harbour Gate, within Bahrain Financial Harbour, will be launched by Jacques Michel, CEO, BNP Paribas MEA, on the 18th January at 17.30; under the patronage of H.E. Brenard Regnauld, the Ambassador to France in Bahrain and will run for two weeks.

Jacques Michel CEO, BNP Paribas MEA said: ‘‘As a major institution with a longstanding commitment to Bahrain, working with So French on cultural projects such as this is a natural fit for us. At BNP Paribas, we strongly promote civic responsibility, and arts and culture are a major pillar of our philosophy. It gives us great pleasure to be able to sponsor ‘Imagine France’ exhibition, which is open to the public and gives a very unique view of French heritage’’. Maia, is a French photographer who splits her time between Paris and New York. Her works are renowned for depicting an intersection of reality and imagination.

The exhibition highlights 25 cultural treasures from France with her own unique take on perception. Speaking of the sponsorship, H.E. Bernard Regnauld-Fabre stated ‘‘We are delighted that, thanks to a great partnership between BNP Paribas, Atout France, So French week and the French Embassy, this beautiful photography exhibition can be brought to Bahrain where it will be open to all.

We can only look forward to a continued collaboration and support for the arts and the showcasing of French Culture from BNP Paribas and other Bahrain-based French entities’’.

This initiative is aligned with the BNP Paribas’ global corporate philanthropy ethos to support and introduce creative talents into the locations in which BNP Paribas is present, for the benefit and enjoyment of its local communities.

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