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Published in Al-Ahram Weekly on 01 - 11 - 2016

The American University in Cairo
The Photographic Gallery
New Cairo Campus, Abdul Latif Jameel Hall, Plaza Level, Tel 02 2615 3318
“The Colorful Lure of India,” a photography exhibition by Egyptian photographer Boulos Isaac. The exhibition will feature a collection of photographs on the many facets of India's culture, customs, and landscapes.
Isaac is specialized in monuments and artifacts photography since 2005. He is a photography instructor for hobbyists since 1995 and at Nikon School of Photography, Egypt. He has contributed in several projects with World monuments Fund, Musée Sans Frontières, The AUC Press and Saint Marc Foundation. He is the photographer of “The Treasures of Islamic Art in the Museums of Cairo” and “The Treasures of Coptic Art” published by AUC Press
(closing17 November).

Balassi Institute
Hungarian Cultural Counsellor Office
13 Gawad Hosni St, Abdeen, Downtown, second floor, Tel 02 2392 6692
“Disappearing Nubia,” aphoto exhibition by Hungarian photographerLantai Csont Gergely presented byArchaeologist at the Budapest History Museum and Aquincum Museum in Budapest,Field director of the Hungarian-Sudanese Archaeological Project at the Merowe Dam areaGábor Lassányi (opening Thursday 3 November, 7pm).

Cairo Opera Complex
Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Zamalek
Al-Hanager Arts Centre
Tel 02 2735 6861
“The Eternal River,” oil and watercolour paintings with the River Nile as its main theme by artist Farid Fadel (Closing 10 November).

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.

City of the Dead
Cairo Necropolis, is an Islamic necropolis and cemetery below the Mokattam Hills in southeastern Cairo, Al-Darasa, Manshiyat Naser, Tel 0122 2168057
“HANDS ON: Crafts in “The City of the Dead” exhibition unveils works of Italian artist Paolo Peroni. He creatively explores how between the natural world and produced object, the human intermediary continuously self-develops. His art expresses an intense reflection and conveys intuitive concepts on the tensions between the individual, the group, and the external environment, and on urban development as a continuing need to destroy in order to rebuild. His residency is supported by the Italian Cultural Institute in Cairo (closing 4 November).

Darb 1718
Kasr El Sham3 Street, Al Fakhareen, Old Cairo, near Mar Girgis Metro Station, Tel 02 2361 0511
“Sculpture Now,”a collective exhibition of sculpture in different materials, curated by artist Omar Tosson (closing 30 November).

4 Amrika Al-Latiniya St, Garden City, Tel 02 2796 2881/ 2794 7951
“Art Bouquet…….A Visit to Nubia(April 2016),”a group exhibition by the likes of Gihan Maher, Hannan Youssef, Donia Al-Husseini and Rasha Soleiman, Wael Himdan and Wagih Yassa (closing 10 November).

Gezira Art Centre
1 Al-Sheikh Al-Marsafi St, Zamalek. Tel 02 2737 3298
“Handcrafted Form: Traditions and Techniques from Japan”, is an exhibition of handcrafted objects made from traditional materials with traditional techniques from all over Japan. In this exhibition, more than 90 pieces are on display, belongs to 7 sections according to the raw materials of each craft: ceramics, textiles, metal work, lacquer ware, wood and bamboo work, paper. In cooperation with the Fine Art Sector in Egypt, the Japan Foundation Cairo Office will be organizing its grand international touring exhibition for the first time in 3 governorates consecutively; Cairo, Alexandria, and Assiut.
With the presence of the ambassador of Japan, Mr. Takehiro Kagawa, Mr. Masakazu Takahashi, the director of the Japan Foundation Cairo Office will be opening the exhibition. Exhibition will continue for 2 weeks after which will be transferred to Alexandria Fine Arts Museum also for 2 weeks, then moves to Assiut University where it would be celebrating the inauguration of the Faculty of Fine Arts there, where it would continue past the beginning of the new year 2017 (6-17 November).

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.

Greater Cairo Library
15 Mohamed Mazhar St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 2278
A group exhibition of the unique artworks produced by students of the Faculty of Education Art (closing 15 November).

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 Hall
A retrospective exhibition for art icon Ahmed Morsi (closing 10 November).

Behler's Mansion, 157b, 26 July St, ground floor, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 8537/0100 067 0705
“Contemporary Art Group (1946),” a collective show features the works of its founder Hussein Youssef Amin, and members: Abdel-Hadi Al Gazzar, Salim Al-Habashi, Mahmoud Khalil, Samir Rafi, Maher Raif and William Morcous. The exhibition features paintings and drawings dated 1939 to 1963, many being exhibited for the first time, which shows the transformation from classism to surrealism art by this group at that time (closing 17 November).
8 Champollion St, Downtown, Tel 02 25784494/ 0100 1704554
“Anthology,”a solo exhibition by graffiti artist Keizer (closing 30 November).

4A Ibn Zankai St, from Hassan Sabri, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 0604
“End of Season,” a solo exhibition of paintings byGamal Al-Kheshen (closing 17 November).

30 Hassan Assem off Brazil St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 7544
“Freedom,” the third solo exhibition of paintings by Amina Salem (closing 15 November).

Picasso East
Villa no.39, El Narges 3, 5thSettlement-90 St., infront of Lake View Compound-New Cairo, Tel 02 2678 1766/012 20000035
“Egyptian Quartets,”a miscellaneous exhibition by Sayed Saadeddin, Hassan Abdel-Fattah, Gamil Shafik, Mohamed Alalawy(23 October-1 December).

6 Brazil St, Zamalek, Tel 012 70169291
“Alive Memory,” paintings by Ibrahim Khatab (closing10 November).

The Shelter Art+Photography
3 Taha Hussein St, 1st floor of Al-Yamama Centre, Zamalek, Tel 02 2737 2589
“One Planet,” six Egyptian and international photographers present their views of earth: Hisham Farouk Ibrahim, Jacques Bayol, Emmanuelle Stauble, Rafael Al-Maari. In addition , the gallery is re-showing six of the best Lehnert & Landrock photographs of the Nile
(closing12 November).

El Sawy Culturewheel
End of 26th of July St, under the 15th of May Bridge, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 8881/6178/2737 4448
Earth Hall
“Hekaya (A Tale),” an exhibition of paintings by Fatemah Said Hassan (1-9 November).
Word Hall I
Computer graphics and photography exhibition by Ismail Attiya (1-9 November).

20 Hassan Sabry St, (entrance from Ibn Zinki St), Zamalek, Tel 0100 2792223
“Angles of Tradition,”paintings by Mehri Khalil(closing 12 November).

Zamalek Art gallery
11 Brazil St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 1240
Venue I &Venue II
“Art is my Life,” a retrospective exhibition number 74 for Gazbia Sirry (closing 7 November).


Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999
“The RIBA President's Medals Award Exhibition 2015,” is organized by the BA, alongside the award ceremony of the Hassan Fathi Award for Architecture, in collaboration with the Royal Institute of British Architects.The exhibition showcases the winners and a selection of entries submitted to the 2015 awards (closing 9 November).
East Exhibition Hall
“The Child Art Exhibition: Special World – Second Round,” an exhibition held as part of the Arts Education Section's Celebration (closing 20 November).

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