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Published in Al-Ahram Weekly on 08 - 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 (closing17 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.

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).

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).

6 Al-Gumhouriya St, Abdin, Tel 02 2391 6769/ 012 2294 4800
“Contemplation”, a duo exhibition of paintings by female artists Asmaa Al-Dessouki and Hend El-Falafly (closing 14 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).
“Vitality II,” an exhibition showcases the latest collection of sculptures by Essam Darwish
(9 November- 5 December).

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).

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
Wisdom Hall
“Autumn and Winter,” a miscellaneous group exhibition (11-18 November).
Word Hall I
“The Suliman Atelier, ” a collective exhibition of drawing and painting (11-19 November).

Switzerland Embassy
Office for International Cooperation
24 Gamaleddin Abul-Mahasen St, Garden City, Tel 02 2795 1536, 02 2794 3638
“From Rags to Riches,” is an exhibition presents for the first time in Egypt 20 artworks conceived to be displayed in public spaces and created using recycled materials. Many of them have an interactive purpose or a functional one. It is organized byBaad El Bahr for Cultural Development & Mashrabia Gallery of Contemporary Art (6 November- 31 January 2017).

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


Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999
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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