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Darb 1718's Something Else - Off Biennale: A full list of participating Egyptian and int'l artists

Something Else is curated by Simon Nijami, with artistic direction from Moataz Nasr, and will open on 1 November in various venues across the Egyptian capital

Ahram Online , Wednesday 3 Oct 2018
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Something Else - Off Biennale exhibition and art festival (Photo: part of website material)
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Over 100 local and international artists will present works at Something Else - Off Biennale art festival, taking place at Darb 1718 and other venues across Cairo starting 1 November and runs for 45 days.

This year's theme asks, “What if it did not happen?” and will include works that imagine a different world because history took another path.

The list of international artists includes seven curators who worked with a selection of international artists, including Egyptian artist Yara Mekawei. Among the invited artists are 23 from Egypt. The artworks will be at Darb 1718, and other venues in downtown.


Curator: Simon Njami / Swiss – Chief Curator

Anna Mapoubi / France
Lavar Monroe / US
Sheherazade Mohand / Belgium

Curator: Valentina Levy / Italy

Cesar Meneghetti / Brazil
CoCa Collective / Sri Lanka
Dalila Dalleas / Algeria
Edgar Endress / Chile
Marco Raparelli / Italy
Reena Saini Kallat / India
Stefano Cagol / Italy
Tomasz Wendland / Poland
Valerié Oka / France – Ivory Coast
Vicha Galhotra / India
Yoko Ono / Japan – US

Curator: Elena Abbiatici / Italy

Brodbeck & de Barbuat / France
Emilio Vavarela / Italy
Mariagrazia Pontorno / Italy
Marie Velardi / Switzerland
Rtys Monet / Italy
Sara Enrico / Italy
Serj / Italy
Yara Mekawei / Egypt

Curator: Henry Woo / Hong Kong

Dex Fernandez / Philippines
Jay Yao / Philippines

Curator: Powell Ekroth / Sweden

Goran Hassanpour / Iran - Sweden
Katarina Löfström / Sweden
Linda Tedsdotter / Sweden
Mattias Norström / Sweden
Roxy Fahrhat / Sweden
Theresa Traore Dahlberg / Sweden

Curator: Sara Oberrauch / Germany

Anri Sala / Albani
Aslı Çavuşoğlu / Turkey
Kerstin Honeit / Germany
Markus Öhrn / Sweden
Pierre Bismuth / France

Curator: Sheila Zago / Brazil

Adnan Sanam / Syria
Alberto Pereira / Brazil
Alia Ali / Yemen – Bosnia – US
Guerrilla Girls / US
Kensuke Koike / Japan
Lamia Abillama / Lebanon
Saks Afridi / Pakistan – US

Invited Artists

Adel Abdin / Iraq
Adriana Czernin / Austria
Alexandre Furcolin / Brasil
Alva Willemark / Sweden
Aly Sirry / Egypt
Amina Kaddous / Egypt
Amina Zoubir / Algeria
Amira Parree / France
Arnaund Cohen / France
Azza Ezzat / Egypt
Celine Burnand / Swiss
Erik Malmsten / Sweden
Fady Melek / Egypt
Faisal Samra / Saudi Arabia
Glenda Leon / Cuba – Spain
Hady Boraey / Egypt
Hamdi Attia / Egypt
Hana Gamal / Egypt
Hana Sagini / Egypt
Hanna Wildow / Sweden
Hazem El Mestekawy / Egypt
Izabela Uchman / Poland
Karem Ibrahim / Egypt
Karim El Hayawan / Egypt
Katharina Loekenhoff / Germany
Laurence Bonvin / Swiss
Mai El Shazly / Egypt
Marwa Abdallah / Egypt
Mauro Bordin / Italy
Maristella Martella / Italy
Miler Lagos / Colombia
Nevine Fathy / Egypt
Noha Nagui / Egypt
Nourhan Refaat / Egypt
Nur Wahid / Lebanon
Pilar Saltini / Italy
Rasha Amin / Egypt
Rana Ashraf / Egypt
Rodeina Fouad / Egypt
Romina de Novellis / Italy
Sandrine Pelletier / Swiss
Sara Niroobakhsh / Canada
Shaymaa Adan / Sudan
Sherif Elazma / Egypt
Sophia Loekenhoff / Germany
Vinicius Couto / Brazil
Yasser Rostom / Egypt
Zaina Said / Jordan

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