World Sight Day Exhibition Returns to Powerscourt
In July 2014, Actors Eoin Macken and Tim McDonnell travelled to Northern Mozambique to witness Sightsavers’ work in the field and captured their experience on film.
The photos they took were exhibited in October 2015 in the Centre on World Sight Day last year, and we are pleased to announce that the exhibition will return. The photographs are now available for viewing at the Centre until Sunday 31 January.
Not only can you visit the exhibition, Eoin and Tim have generously allowed us to sell these framed first editions with a limited print run of 50 to raise funds for their Million Miracles campaign.
A large print is €300 and a small print is €250.
As well as being an actor, Tim is also a professional photographer who works regularly with Sightsavers. “The images in this exhibition are not directly about Sightsavers’ work so much as trying to capture the circumstances in which that work takes place and the communities affected by it,” he explains, “Nampula Province is similar in size to Ireland and has a population of nearly five million: only three ophthalmologists serve this area.”
A Million Miracles is a three-year campaign launched on World Sight Day 2014 that aims to fund one million cataract operations to restore, save and protect people’s sight in some of the poorest parts of the world. It might seem like a huge number, but already nearly half a million miracles have been funded. If you would like to donate a miracle to our campaign or for further information, visit our Million Miracles website.