Wednesday,19 June, 2019
Current issue | Issue 1425, (10 - 16 January 2019)
Wednesday,19 June, 2019
Issue 1425, (10 - 16 January 2019)

Ahram Weekly

Luxor’s modern wonders

Luxor’s modern wonders
Luxor’s modern wonders

WORK produced at the 11th Luxor International Painting Forum is being showcased in an exhibition at the Egypt Public Library in Luxor, writes Reham El-Adawi. The forum is organised by the Cultural Development Fund, headed by Fathi Abdel-Wahab, in collaboration with Luxor governorate. 

Present at the opening were Mohamed Abdel-Qader, deputy governor of Luxor, Saleh Abdel-Moeti, vice president of South Valley University, and artist Ibrahim Ghazala, general curator of the forum, together with the participating artists. The exhibition includes works by 14 foreign artists who participated in this round including Anastasiya Beanie from Ukraine, Lena Khvichia from Lithuania, Maria Sideri from Greece, Somentah Maity from India, Roger Dale from the UK, Ekatrina Greechani from Russia, Sonia Ceccotti from Italy, Miyassa Al-Suwaidi from Bahrain, Laila Al-Suhaili from Tunisia, Rola Shamseddin Halabi from Lebanon, Samir Al-Daham from Saudi Arabia and Jihad Al-Amari from Jordan. 

Nine Egyptian artists participated: Emad Abu Zeid, Magdi Anwar, Islam Zaher, Asmaa Al-Nawawi, Gamal Al-Khashan, Abdel-Salam Salem, Mervat Shazli, Saleh Al-Senoussi, Ibrahim Khattab and Youth Salon award winners Shaimaa Al-Alfi, Sara Adel, Hussein Yassin, Islam Al-Rihani, Samiha Tohami, Magi Atef, Salaheddin Ahmed, and Fatma Ramadan.     

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