Sunday,24 February, 2019
Current issue | Issue 1393, (10 - 16 May 2018)
Sunday,24 February, 2019
Issue 1393, (10 - 16 May 2018)

Ahram Weekly

“Deep Colours of the Mediterranean Sea”

“Deep Colours of the Mediterranean Sea”
“Deep Colours of the Mediterranean Sea”

The American University in Cairo

New Cairo Campus, Abdul Latif Jameel Hall, Plaza Level, Tel 02 2615 3318

The Photographic Gallery

“Pop the Bubble: Selected Student Photography Projects from the Department of Journalism & Mass Communication” exhibition brings together selected works by current and past students from the Journalism and Mass Communication Department who have made remarkable photography projects. Participating photographers are: Maryam El-Bayady, Nadine Fayed, Hana Gamal, Mariam Ismail, Kanzy Mahmoud and Engy Moheb (closing 15 May).



25 Orabi St., off Port Said, Maadi, Tel 010 19222220, (Opening hours: Daily 11.30am-9pm, except Friday by appointment only, Ramadan 12-5pm)   

“Impressions”, a duo exhibition of paintings by American visual artist Solange Roberdeau and American-South African artist Shannon Brinkley with renowned iconic Egyptian artist Mohamed Abla as the guest of honour (5-25 May).


The Arts-Mart

Km 28,Cairo-Alexandria Desert Road, before Dandy Mall and behind Total Petrol Station, Cairo, Egypt, Tel 0100 0773860

“The Artists of Tomorrow”, is an annual show held by the gallery in which a selection of emerging talents are carefully chosen to showcase as the most promising artists of the year and the ones to invest in now. Full of passion, excitement and energy, these rising stars have the artistic talent, vision, quality and determination to add new value to the dynamic world of Egyptian art. Participating artists: Ahmed Nabil, Alaa Abul Al-Hamd, Amany Moussa, Kamla Bassiouni, Reham Hosni and many more (closing 15 May).


Cairo Opera Complex

Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Zamalek

Salah Taher gallery

Oil paintings by Taghrid Youssef (8-14 May).

Tel 02 2739 0132/0144

Music Library (Ziad Bakir) gallery

Oil paintings by Hafza Kamal (8-14 May).

Palace of Arts

“A Future of Posibilities”, is the second CairoTronica exhibition which features 60 artists participating with 52 works from Egypt, Argentina, Austria, Italy, Spain, Switzerland among other coutries  (closing 11 May).


Contemporary Image Collective (CIC)

22 Abdel Khalek Tharwat St, 4th Floor, Downtown, Cairo, Tel 02 2396 4272

Photomarathon: 10 Themes ••• 10 Hours ••• 3 Cities”, the marathon took place in Cairo, Copenhagen and Ramallah simultaneously. Around 600 pictures are the result of this interactive day in Cairo (8-29 May).  


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.


Darb 1718

Kasr El Shamaa St, Al Fakhareen, Old Cairo, near Mar Girgis Metro Station, Tel 02 2741 3053/ 0109 3766188

“La Cachette”, exhibition presents a different perception of women through six different visions of six female artists with particular artistic orientations and work with multimedia; Butheina Shalan, Salwa Rashad, Aliaa Elgready, Noha Nagui, Hemat Rayan, Yasmine Hussein (opening 13 May).


Easel and Camera Gallery

Dreamland Golf Club, Al Wahat Road , Hilton Dream, 6th of October City, Tel


“Selective II”, a group exhibition organised by Easel and Camera Contemporary Art Gallery, in collaboration with Dreamland Golf featuring among many artists: Bob Rob Medina, Hamdy Reda, Hanafy Mahmoud, Jehan Saleh, Moataz Nasreddin, Mohamed Abla, Mohamed Al-Tarawy, Nazli Madkour, Neven Nathan, Salah Al-Meligy (4 May-30 June).



23 B Ismail Mohamed St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 6239/0100 2155702

“He”, a group exhibition by the likes of Salah Taher, Georges Bahgory, Adel Al-Siwi, Essmat Dawestashy, Mohamed Al-Ganouby, Farouk Hosni, Walid Aouni, Mohsen Attiya (6 May- 10 June).


Goethe Institute

5 El-Bustan Street, Downtown, Tel 2575 9877/ 219, Tel 01288711134 

An exhibition of paintings by Medhat Benzoher (Monday 14 May). 



6 Al-Gumhouriya St, Abdin, Tel 02 2391 6769

A group exhibition of masterpieces by late and contemporary artists (continues through the end of the season).


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.


Khan Al Maghraby

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

“21+”, a group show features Esraa Zidan, Hala El-Sharouny, Kamila Bassiouny, Sama Yehia, Joseph El-Dweery (closing 13 May).


Magdoub Design Studio

21 Ismail Mohamed St, Zamalek, Tel 02 27370778

“12 Spirits”, a group exhibition of sculptures by the likes of Alaa Yehia, Rania Shaalan, Reem Osama and Lina Al-Magdoub (closing 14 June).


Mahmoud Mokhtar Culture Centre

5 Tahrir St, beside Cairo Sporting Club, Tel 02 2735 1123

Isis Hall

“Deep Colours of the Mediterranean Sea”, a photo exhibition by ISPRA organized under the auspices of the Italian Embassy in Cairo. It shows 36 photos collected by ROV (Remotely operated vehicle) through over 50 oceanographic cruises in 900 dive sites along the Italian coast exploring the beauty and the biodiversity of the Mediterranean Sea at the depths between 50- 400m. The Exhibition is a co-production by Ré Art Projects and Peacock for Art (7-14 May).  



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

“Virtual Surfaces, paintings by Mohamed Abdullah who continues his series of works based on an unstable and always moving structure (15 April -17 May).

At Mashrabia Annex: 15 Mahmoud Bassiouny St., Downtown, Cairo

“Suspended City”, group show is a journey into the endless ways of portraying life in the city of Cairo. It includes works by Amr Kafrawy, Hany Rashed, Hisham El-Zeiny, Nadia Mounir and others. Through collage, photographs and paintings, these artists construct their unique interpretations of what the city means. Through the curious gaze and introspective gaze of these artists, the public can explore the elusive nature of this sprawling capital (closing 17 May).



4A Ibn Zankai St, from Hassan Sabri, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 0604

“The Greatest Isolation”, paintings by Heba Hussein (closing 20 June).  


36 Ahmed Oraby St, Mohandeseen, Tel 02 3346 3242

“Art for All”, the gallery’s annual summer group exhibition features a galaxy of artists such as Georges Bahgory, Ihab Lotfy, Djehan Raouf, Salah Taher, Seif and Adham Wanli (continues through the end of the season).


El-Sawy Culturewheel
End of 26th of July St, under the 15th of May Bridge, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 8881/6178/2737 4448
Word Hall

The Photography Forum (Saturday 12 May, 5pm).


SOMA art

14 Maraashli St, Zamalek, 2nd floor, apartment 4, Zamalek, Tel 0122 2429292

“A Different Place”, paintings by contemporary expressionist Mohamed Moftah (9-31 May).



30 Hassan Assem off Brazil St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 7544

Hall I

“Fishing, Nubia and Horses”, paintings by Mustafa El-Razzaz (closing 18 May).

Hall II

“Sarkha” paintings by Magda El-Sharqawy (closing 18 May).



10 Nabarawy St, off Champollion St, Downtown, Tel 02 2576 8086

First Floor Gallery
“Dialogue with 10 Nabrawy”, exhibition by Malak Yacout is a research project examining the language of architecture through a series of dialogical exchanges (closing 15 May).



1st Settlement, New Cairo, Tel 02 2737 6753/0100 2792223

Abstract Angles”, a duo exhibition of bronze sculpture by Eman Barakat and painting by Tayseer Hamed (2-22 May).



Ofok, Cairo-Alex Desert Road. Exit 3 K 50

“Exit Project”, a group exhibition of drawing, painting, photography, sculptures, mixed media, installation by the likes of Osama Abdel-Moneim, Bassem El-Kassabi, and Nehad Said (closing 26 May).  

Zamalek Art gallery

11 Brazil St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 1240

Venue I

“Moments”, paintings by Hana El-Sagini (closing 21 May).

Venue II

“Free, She Is”, sculptures by Ahmed Abdel-Tawwab (closing 21 May).

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