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Spanish Association Against Osteoporosis (AECOS)

"Osteoporosis: A Photographic Vision” held in three major Spanish cities

“Osteoporosis: A Photographic Vision”, is a dramatic three-part exhibition by famous Italian photographer Oliviero Toscani. It opens by exposing the burden of the disease with ten facts and moves to monumental three-metre tall photographs portraying 23 osteoporosis patients without clothes, both men and women of all ages, from 15 countries and ends with a “Video of Hope”. The exhibition presents a realistic and informative vision of osteoporosis. The heroes are the patients who kindly agreed to be photographed.

The exhibit was a great success in Spain where it appeared in three major cities:

September 2003 Sevilla, Museo de Carruajes,Real Club de Enganches de Andalucia

October 2003: Madrid, Palacio de Congresos

October 2003 : Barcelona, Fira de Barcelona, Pabellón Z-6

A press conference, hosted with FHOEMO,was also held in conjunction with the event.

Oliviero Toscani with Natalia Figueroa,wife of singer Raphael, very famous in Spain, who was the guest of honor at the event


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