GALERI PETRONAS will be hosting the Sketches of Science: Photo Sessions with Nobel Laureates, an exhibition by the Nobel Museum in collaboration with the Foundation Lindau Nobel Prize winners Meetings at Lake Constance that displays 50 portraits of Nobel Laureates and drawings of their discoveries as captured by German photographer Volker Steger. The portraits will each be accompanied by interviews and presentations of the Nobel Laureates and their findings. Kuala Lumpur is the seventh city to be chosen for this travel exhibition.
At the Bustle Gallery of GALERI PETRONAS, the “Sketches of Science: Photo Sessions with Nobel Laureates” exhibition will be taking place concurrently. Complementing this, the Academy of Sciences Malaysia will add a local touch by featuring the “Faces of Science @my” whereby it will feature a video montage of 21 eminent Malaysian scientists that have made a major impact in their respective fields. This list includes our former Prime Minister’s Science Advisor, Academician Professor Tan Sri Dr. Omar Abdul Rahman FASc who is a champion of the national STI development agenda; Tan Sri Mustaffa Babjee FASc, a Veterinary Specialist who advocates exploration of nature for technology innovation, as well as Professor Datuk Dr Halimaton Hamdan FASc., nanotechnology expert and fine-art enthusiast.
The fascinating convergence of science and arts, reflected through this initiative, serves as a platform to highlight some of the distinguished scientific minds for us to relate to and aspire to emulate.
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