Plunge into the strange, surreal and mysterious world of award-winning artist Andreas Franke. Underwater submarine photography creates an eerie backdrop for the Phantasy Fairytale of Snow White, Little Red Riding Hood and the Snow Queen. Submerged in an underwater exhibition, each piece blurs the boundaries between reality and fantasy, with saltwater and algae adding the final artistic touches to the beauty of each piece. Phantasy Fairytale exhibits at Per AQUUM hotels, Huvafen Fushi and NIYAMA from 4 March 2014 to the end of May 2014.
Sink into the Phantasy Fairytale four night package at Huvafen Fushi and view this exclusive underwater exhibition from inside LIME Spa whilst enjoying a manicure or pedicure. Explore each suspended underwater piece in its true watery environment as the underwater resort space adds yet another layer of intrigue. Come back at night and view them in a different light during SpaQuarium with the marine biologist, then complete your four night stay by adopting a coral. Extend and combine with four nights at NIYAMA and receive complimentary combined speedboat transfers to Huvafen Fushi.
At NIYAMA dance the night away as each Phantasy Fairytale character draws you into an enchanting, atmospheric tale of magic, mystery and make-believe. View the exhibition from inside underwater club Subsix with a bottle of champagne and canapés. Spend a morning with the marine biologist learning about the beautiful ecosystem of the Indian Ocean then put your knowledge to the test with a snorkelling trip to a deserted castaway island nearby.
Award-winning Vienna-based visual artist, Andreas Franke, magically combines photography, digital mastery and CGI to create mesmerizing underwater dream worlds to get lost in. Viewing underwater art in an underwater exhibition creates a unique artistic experience where the world above becomes a land far far away. Guests are invited to purchase pieces and take part of this underwater wonderland away with them.
Coral reefs are transformed into dark woods and fairytale forests as the Maldivian Ocean becomes a never-ending underwater secret world for guests at Huvafen Fushi and NIYAMA to peek into. Per AQUUM’s commitment to environmental awareness in the Maldives continues with sensitively hung pieces which preserve the coral reefs and nature’s underwater balance. A percentage of proceeds from purchases will be donated to Per AQUUM’s Coral Regeneration Program.