Last Update 17:34
Thursday, 18 October 2018

Art Alert: Joint exhibition for Ahmed Sabry and Wessam Quraish at Arcade Gallery

Ahram Online , Friday 13 Apr 2018
wessam sabry
'2010 - 2017' exhibition by Ahmed Sabry and Wessam Quraish (Photo: part of promotional material)
Share/Bookmark
Views: 1853
Share/Bookmark
Views: 1853

An exhibition titled 2010 – 2017 brings together Egyptian artists Ahmed Sabry and Wessam Quraish at Arcade Gallery on 15 April.

As the title suggests, the exhibitions showcases works by both artists dated between 2010 and 2017.

The media and subjects differ, and the viewer can see the development of the artists’ practice over the years.

Quraish holds a BA in Art Education (2007) and a Diploma of Photography and Drawing from Helwan University (2011).

She participated in various local exhibitions including 7 Female Artists at Hanager Center for Arts, Khadra at Darb1718 (2012), Khadra 2 at Trail2013 Center and Rosenama 2 at Medrar Contemporary Art (2013).

The artist grew up in Qena Governorate and was interested in the culture of Upper Egypt, and drew inspiration from its novels and writings including those of Yehia El-Taher Abdullah.

“She also uses dreams as a visual source of her artwork in photography, multimedia, and painting,” according to her artist biography.

Sabry is a painter, illustrator and animator. Since 2007, “he has been interested in media and television as a visual and conceptual source, and the relationship between text and images,” the exhibition text states.

He has held five solo shows at Mashrabia Gallery, and has shown his work as part of several group exhibitions, including at the Salon of Youth, at the Four Seasons Nile Plaza, at Gallery Misr, and Darb 17/18.

Internationally, the artist has exhibited at the Bamako Biennial in Mali, the Art Fair in Beijing, China, the Slovakia Film Festival and Ventenac-en-Minervois in France.

 
Programme:
The exhibition opens on Sunday 15 April, at 7pm and will fun till 30 April
Open daily from 11:30am to 9pm, except Fridays, by appointment.
Arcade Gallery, 25 Orabi St., Maadi, Cairo 

For more arts and culture news and updates, follow Ahram Online Arts and Culture on Twitter at @AhramOnlineArts and on Facebook at Ahram Online: Arts & Culture

Search Keywords:
Short link:

 

Email
 
Name
 
Comment's
Title
 
Comment
Ahram Online welcomes readers' comments on all issues covered by the site, along with any criticisms and/or corrections. Readers are asked to limit their feedback to a maximum of 1000 characters (roughly 200 words). All comments/criticisms will, however, be subject to the following code
  • We will not publish comments which contain rude or abusive language, libelous statements, slander and personal attacks against any person/s.
  • We will not publish comments which contain racist remarks or any kind of racial or religious incitement against any group of people, in Egypt or outside it.
  • We welcome criticism of our reports and articles but we will not publish personal attacks, slander or fabrications directed against our reporters and contributing writers.
  • We reserve the right to correct, when at all possible, obvious errors in spelling and grammar. However, due to time and staffing constraints such corrections will not be made across the board or on a regular basis.
Latest

© 2010 Ahram Online.