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Current issue | Issue 1378, (25 -31 January 2018)
Friday,14 December, 2018
Issue 1378, (25 -31 January 2018)

Ahram Weekly

‏‪Farid Fadel's paintings at the Egyptian Centre for International Cultural Cooperation‬

‏‪Farid Fadel
‏‪Farid Fadel's paintings at the Egyptian Centre for International Cultural Cooperation‬

The Arts-Mart‬

‪Km 28,Cairo-Alexandria Desert Road, before Dandy Mall and behind Total Petrol Station, Cairo, Egypt, Tel 0100 0773860 ‬
‪“The Cairo Art Fair III”, is Egypt’s largest ever contemporary art exhibition. The CAF III showcases the work of over 100 Egyptian artists participating with over 1000 artworks. Among many other artists: Ibrahim Al-Tanbouli, Ayyad El Nimr, Gamal Meleka, Mohamed Abul-Waffa, Mostafa Rahma, Khaled Hafez, Lina Mowafy, Hossam Dirar, Alaa Abul-Hamd, Aida Khalil, Ahmed Osman, Mahmoud Al-Deweihy, Ahmed Magdy and Islam Ebada ‬
‪(closing15 February). ‬

‪25 Orabi St, off Port Said, Maadi, Tel 010 19222220‬
‪“Revival”, a collection of rare paintings by truly iconic, award winning late artist Nour Al-Youssef (1928-2000) (closing 10 February).  ‬

‪Beit Al-Seheimi‬
‪Al-Muaaz St, Al-Darb Al Asfar Alley, Al-Gamalya District, Tel 02 2591 3391‬

‪Calligraphy art exhibition by children, supervised by gifted calligrapher Anwar Al-Fawal (closing 28 January).   ‬

‪Cairo Opera Complex‬

‪Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Zamalek, Tel 02 2739 0132/0144‬
‪Salah Taher gallery‬
‪Tel 02 2739 0132/0144‬
‪Oil paintings by Fathi Gouda (24-30January).  ‬
‪Music Library (Ziad Bakir) gallery‬
‪“Creativity Forum”, a miscellaneous exhibition by Heba Zayed (24-30January).  ‬

‪The Capital ‬
‪11 Youssef Kamel (Al-Gezira Al Wosta) St, Zamalek, Tel 010 ‬

‪“Walls of Paper”, paintings by Reda Abdel-Rahman (28 January-13 February).   ‬

‪Ceramic and Traditional Handicrafts Centre‬

‪1 Al-Imam St, behind Amr bin Al-Aas Mosque, Al-Fustat, Old Cairo, Tel 02 2364 3103‬
‪A permanent exhibition of the centre’s ceramic, brass, jewellery and khayameya products.‬

‪3A, Degla St, Mohandessein, Giza, Tel 01111 665868‬
‪“A Log Book Diaries”, paintings by Ashraf Raslan (closing 27 January). ‬

‪23 B Ismail Mohamed St, Zamalek, Tel 2736 6239/0100 2155702‬
‪Paintings by Zeinab Amer (closing 8 February). ‬

‪Egyptian Centre for International Cultural Cooperation‬
‪11 Shagaret Al-Durr St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 5419‬
‪“Warm Hearts”, an exhibition of drawings and oil paintings by ophthalmologist Farid Fadel exploring the cultures of Nubia and Malawi (closing 28 January). ‬

‪Gezira Art Centre‬

‪1 Al-Sheikh Al-Marsafi St, Zamalek. Tel 2737 3298/96‬

‪“Living Units 2 Recessive Genes”, is an international touring group exhibition of contemporary art that emphasizes the need to live in harmony and equality between all individuals regardless of their appearance and genetic composition. Curator Lina Osama brought together 11 international artists, namely: Abdel-Aziz Lourhraz (Morocco), Abdel-Salam Salem (Egypt), Al-Shaimaa Darwish (Egypt), Aurora Avvantaggiato (Italy), Heba Khalifa (Egypt), Ipek Denizli (Cyprus), Iulia Morcov (Romania), Lina Osama (Egypt), Mhanny Yaoud (Egypt), Michael Heindl (Austria) and Osama Moneim (Egypt) as they tackle issues ranging from gender roles, social pressures, personal space struggles and crowd dynamics to the aesthetics of DNA and the contradiction between life and death. The project includes historical tours for its international guests in Giza, Cairo and Alexandria (closing 31 January).  ‬
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‪6 Al-Gumhouriya St, Abdin, Tel 02 2391 6769‬

‪“Memories”, paintings by Fatema Lotfy and Mohamed Dessouky (closing 3 February). ‬

‪Al-Ghouri Caravansary‬

‪Imam Mohamed Abdou St, off Al-Muaaz St with Al-Azhar, Tel 02 2514 7475‬
‪Permanent exhibition of the handicraft centre’s products, including pottery, brass artworks and jewellery. ‬


‪18 Al-Mansour Mohamed St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 3349/01000 694940‬

‪Sculptures, paintings and pottery by seven female artists: Amina Atef, Aya Elfalah, Mariam Makramallah, Mariam Sameh, Rabab Wahba, Rania Abul Azm, Tasneem Al-Meshad (23 January- 4 February).  ‬

‪Al Kahila‬

‪15 Al Batal Ahmed Abdel-Aziz St, Mohandiseen, Tel 02 3304 0791/ 0122 8647511‬

‪“Differences”, paintings by Mahmoud Khatab, Hala Al-Sharouny and Adham Badawy (28 January - 8 February). ‬

‪Al Mashrabia‬

‪80 Mohieddin Abul Ezz St, infront of the Shooting Club Gate 3, Dokki, Tel 02 3335 7507   ‬

‪A collective exhibition of paintings by the likes of Said Al-Gazzar, Hassan Ali, Hoda Al-Ganaini, Tayseer Hamed and Nour Bassiouny ‬
‪(27 January-10 February). ‬

‪Mashrabia ‬

‪8 Champollion St, Downtown, Tel 02 2578 4494/ 0100 1704554‬

‪“Simple Things”, paintings by Ibrahim Al-Haddad. His artworks transform the real into its psychological dimensions (closing 28 February). ‬


‪Behler’s Mansion, 157b, 26 July St, ground floor, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 8537/0100 067 0705‬

‪“Echoes of Past Visions”, drawings by late artist Alexander Saroukhan (closing 15 February).  ‬

‪Mr and Mrs Mohamed Mahmoud Khalil Museum ‬

‪On the corner of Giza St and Kafur St, next to the State Council, Giza,‬
‪Tel 02 3336 2921‬
‪Horizon One Hall‬

‪Paintings by Samir Fouad (closing 11 February). ‬

‪Maqas Maqa’d of Sultan Qaitby‬

‪Darb Al-Saqia St, behind Qaitbay Mosque, City of the Dead, Tel 01226569944‬

‪“Co-Existence” exhibition is an artistic attempt to expose different aspects of complicated relations between the individual and the surroundings. Ideologies, religions, and mass media have great impact on these relations, one that can be beneficial but also destructive. It is coexistence that creates opportunities for creative exchange. Artist Izabela Uchman composes pictures based on literary texts using Arabic calligraphy as a means of visual communication. Each work is an artistic record of coexistence between the meaning and aesthetic qualities of the words (27 January-3 February). ‬

‪Picasso East‬
‪Villa No 39 Al Narges 35th settlement, 90's St, in front of Lake View Compound, Tel 0122 0000035  ‬

‪The latest creations of artist and former culture minister Farouk Hosni. His paintings are like a mesmerizing maze with a cryptic message, they keep luring you to rack your mind, trying to understand what is going on in these paintings (3-28 February). ‬


‪6 Brazil St, Zamalek, Tel 012 70169291‬

‪“A Date with the Pioneers”, a duo exhibition of paintings by late artist Salah Abdel-Kerim (1925-1987) and Kamal Khalifa (1926-1968) ‬
‪(closing 2 February).  ‬

‪20 Hassan Sabry St, (entrance from Ibn Zinki St), Zamalek, Tel 0100 2792223‬
‪“Together”, a duo exhibition by Khaled Sirag and Anita Toth (21 January-3 February).  ‬
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‪Bibliotheca Alexandrina‬

‪Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999 ‬

‪Entrance of the Antiquities Museum B1 Level ‬

‪“Abu Simbel: 200 Years After the Passing of Sheikh Ibrahim Burckhardt”, exhibition marks the 200th anniversary of the death of Swiss Orientalist Johann Ludwig Burckhardt—who discovered one of the most well-known ancient Egyptian monuments, the Temple of Abu Simbel in Aswan—the BA Antiquities Museum organizes the exhibition, in cooperation with the Embassy of Switzerland, and the University of Basel in Switzerland. It showcases a number of plaques portraying the locations visited by Sheikh Ibrahim during his travels to Nubia, such as Philae, Abu Simbel, and Qasr Ibrim (closing13 February). ‬

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