Virtusa Corporation (NASDAQ:VRTU), a globally-renowned IT solutions provider and the leading IT services company operating in Sri Lanka, announced the opening of “Silverpixels” Global Photo Exhibition today. Titled “Global Cultural Horizons,” the exhibition will be on display at the Virtusa office atrium at Trans Asia complex from September 8th-10th. The program is designed to stimulate and showcase photographic creative talent among all those who make Virtusa the IT hub in Sri Lanka.
The photo exhibition is an annual event that provides all Virtusan photographers an opportunity not only to hone their photography skills but also to look at life and the world with fresh eyes, complementing their IT technical skills.
Farzana Khan, Head of Marketing - Sri Lanka, said, "Our philosophy encourages all employees to harness their creative talents. This is an opportunity for Virtusans to showcase and enhance their creative talents."
Two leading professional photographers, Alefiya Akbarally and Taya Diaz, are entrusted with evaluating the exhibition's 120 entries. Alefiya has made a mark both in the commercial and social documentary arena. Taya is currently the Head of Creative at Q&E Advertising. Taya has wide experience in wild life photography and documentaries working with BBC.
Silverpixels winners will be selected under three categories: "Many Faces, Many Cultures" for people, portraits and lifestyles; "Artifacts & Cultural Gems" for art, abstract and still life; and "Global Horizons" for landscapes, nature and animals. Three winners will be selected under each category.