"EARTH FROM SKY" PHOTO EXHIBITION TO BE OPENED IN YEREVAN

ARKA News Agency, Armenia
Oct 17 2005

YEREVAN, October 17. /ARKA/. A photo exhibition "Earth from the Sky"
is to be opened at the National Picture Gallery in Yerevan on October
21. Displayed at the exhibition will be the works by the French
photographer Jean Artus Bertran.The press service of the French
Embassy in Armenia reports that the photo works show the Earth's
nature and the damage caused to it by Man. The photographer flied
over hundreds of countries and spent 4,000 hours to prepare this
series of photos.

The photos served as a basis of the book "The Earth from the Sky"
published in 24 languages. The exhibition bearing the same title has
been held in 30 countries and visited by 50mln people. In Yerevan the
photos will be available in a tactile version for people with sight
problems.

The exhibition will be opened by a press conference of French
Ambassador to Armenia Henry Cuny.