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Art Alert: Artist talks featuring six photographers at Cairo's Photopia

A selection of artists will share their work from last November's group exhibition 'She Tells'

Ahram Online , Monday 4 Feb 2019
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Photopia will hold artist talks curated by Soma Gallery on 9 and 16 February, featuring artists from their jointly organised former exhibition “She Tells”.

She Tells, titled “Sard” in Arabic, featured 12 female photographers and was held as part of Cairo Photo Week’s programme last November.

The talks will feature six of the 12 artists talking about their work in the exhibition: Alia El Goan, Dania Hany, Nelly El Sharkawy, Nour Kamel, Heba Khalifa, and Sherida Hamid.

She Tells was created under the theme “Tell your visual story”, with each of the artists reflecting on her surroundings, and how if influences her practice and visual story-telling.

Their subjects vary thematically and visually, with stories touching on religious, social, urban, and personal contexts.

The talks are free but registration is required through this link.

Programme:

Saturday 9 February at 7pm:

Alia El Goan: Two Worlds Apart
Dania Hany: The Street Window Notes on Solitude
Nelly El Sharkawy: Toucon Toco
Nour Kamel: Witness Walls

Saturday 16 February at 7pm:

Heba Khalifa: Homemade
Sherifa Hamid: Urban Living

Photopia, 15 El-Somal St., El-Korba, Heliopolis, Cairo

 

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