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Published in Al-Ahram Weekly on 29 - 11 - 2016

Cairo Opera Complex
Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Zamalek
Salah Taher gallery
Tel 2739 0132/0144
The One Shot Group exhibition (closing 5 December).
Oil paintings and weaving by Soheir Osman (8-15 December).
Music Library (Ziyad Bakir) Hall
Mosaic artworks by Saad Romani and a group of artists (closing 5 December).
Oil paintings by Nasr Abdel-Fattah (7-14 December).

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.

Contemporary Image Collective (CIC)
22 Abdel Khalek Tharwat St, 4th Floor, Downtown, Cairo, Tel 02 2396 4272
“Evasive Routes,” exhibition isthe third chapter of the long term project If Not For That Wall on different forms of imprisonment and isolation. Following the two previous chapters of the project, the third chapter looks at restrictions of movement and forced displacement in the Arab region and the neighbouring African countries. It features works byAmado Alfadni, Mirna Bamieh,Yasmine Eid Sabbagh, Rozenn Quéré,Maria Iorio andRaphael Cuomo
(closing 22 December).

3A, Degla St, Mohandessein, Giza, Tel 01111 665868
An exhibition of copper artworks by Mohamed Rizk (1937-2008) (3-15December).

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.

Al Kahila
15 Al Batal Ahmed Abdel-Aziz St, Mohandiseen, Tel 02 3304 0791/ 0122 8647511
“There is Only One Rule….Love,” an exhibition of paintings by Rana Chalabi (12-22 December).
Behler's Mansion, 157b, 26 July St, ground floor, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 8537/0100 067 0705
“Vitality II,” an exhibition showcases the latest collection of sculptures by Essam Darwish
(closing 5 December).

8 Champollion St, Downtown, Tel 02 25784494/ 0100 1704554
“Threads,”a solo exhibition bythe Mexican-Italian artist Carlos Torio, who exhibits for the first time in Cairo. The concept of ‘eternal return' is something that is repeated over and over again in the work of Torio. The artist has chosen the idea of recycling as the return of the residue through the usage of espresso capsules and aluminium covers of wine bottles (4 December- 5 January).

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
“On the Silk Road,” paintings by Mohamed Abla (closing 28 December).

The American University in Cairo
The Photographic Gallery
New Cairo Campus, Abdul Latif Jameel Hall, Plaza Level, Tel 02 2615 3318
“Retrospective: Photographs from the Collection”, is a group exhibition from the gallery's archival collection. It is an overview of past exhibitions ranging from the 19th Century to the present moment. Participating photographers are: Amr Abdallah, Aladin Abdel Naby, Marwa Adel, Robert Azzi, Reem Al-Faisal, John Feeney, Meral Friedlander, Ara Güler, Boulos Isaac, Jaime Mota, Dorothy Norman, Randa Shaath, Riad Shehata, and John C. Tordai among others (1 December-12 January).
30 Hassan Assem off Brazil St, Zamalek. Tel 02 2736 7544
“A Song for Life,” an exhibition of paintings by 100 years old artist Hafez Al-Raie (closing 2 December).
“Pictures and Tales from The Land of Legends,” is an exhibition of aquarelle paintings and sketches by Riham Afifi illustrating the land, culture and icons of Armenia. The exhibition is held on the occasion of celebrating the silver jubilee of independence of the Republic of Armenia (Friday 2 and Saturday 3 December).
“Last Works,” an exhibition of still life paintings by Hassan Soliman (4-22 December).

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(closing 1 December).

Saad Zaghloul Cultural Centre
2 Saad Zaghloul Street next to Saad Zaghloul Cemetery, Al-Mounira, Tel 02 2795 6864/02
“Solo,” a photography exhibition by Al-Ahram newspaper photographer Bassam Alzoghby (6-19December).

6 Brazil St, Zamalek, Tel 012 70169291
“Behind Closed Doors,” an exhibition of paintings by Ahmed Farid (6 December-7 January).

The Shelter Art+Photography
3 Taha Hussein St, 1st floor of Al-Yamama Centre, Zamalek, Tel 02 2737 2589
An exhibition of Romanian photographer Natalia Sitcai from the private collection of the Ambassador of Romania to Egypt Mihai Stefan Stupary organized by the Romania Embassy (closing1 December).
“Emerging Artists,” a group exhibition of paintings by the likes of Yomna Galal, Salma Hussein, and Mohamed Hamed (3-9 December).
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. Participating artists: Ahmed Askalany, Afrodite Al-Seesy, Hatem Mousa, Ramy Beshr, Rania Atef, Sama Waly, Florence Mohy and Monica Michel, Akeel Khreef, Medhat Benzoher and Mahitab Hassan(closing31 January 2017).

20 Hassan Sabry St, (entrance from Ibn Zinki St), Zamalek, Tel 0100 2792223
“Straight to the Point,” a group exhibition by the artists: Al-Husseini Ali, Eman Barakat, Mariam Farid, Rania Shaalan, Tayseer Hamed (closing 10 December).
Zamalek Art gallery
11 Brazil St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 1240
Venue I &Venue II
“Al-Nashar Museum”, a one of a kind exhibition features the best of
late incredible artist Abdel-Rahman Al-Nashar (closing 7 December).

Museum of Fine Arts
6 Mansha St, Moharam Beik district, Alexandria
“Handcrafted Form: Traditions and Techniques from Japan”, is a touring 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(closing 8 December).

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