Within the context of Qatar/ UK year of Culture 2013, Katara has invited artist Omar Khalifa to exhibit a photographic installation project at the Cultural Village Foundation, Katara. This outdoor photography installation examines 'the nature of being'. Using digital multiple exposure techniques, an image is crafted that gives us a sense of other worldliness and depth of perspective through the human form. This combination of man and the elements can be seen in each image, raising questions of identity, existence and reality. the nature of our very being. who are we? and how are we perceived? what, in this city, does it mean to exist? philosophy The underlying inspiration, and the heart and purpose of the work, comes from a deep interest in identity, multiculturalism, and cosmopolitanism. Doha is a uniquely cosmopolitan city, with a weight of diverse communities from across the world, all living together, performing different and dependent functions in society, to be a part of that society. We adopt identities and roles in transience, and we often have little choice about it. Using a multiple exposure technique, Khalifa opens the door into each subject's character driven souls, playing with the fundamental idea of perception; of whom we are, who we think we are, and how we are thought of. Share your thoughts and images of the work online with #seethroughme.