Last Update 23:0
Tuesday, 22 October 2019

Art Alert: 'Herding Chimeras' exhibition in Darb 1718

'Herding Chimeras,' a photography, painting and poetry exhibition by two Swiss artists and one Egyptian artist, will open at Darb 1718 on Saturday 18 January

Ahram Online, Wednesday 15 Jan 2014
chimeras main
Share/Bookmark
Views: 782
Share/Bookmark
Views: 782

Egyptian artist and illustrator Amro Okacha and Swiss artists Olivier Gschwend and Anthony Martins de Macedo will be displaying a collection of their work in a joint effort in Darb 1718. 'Hidden Chimeras' will feature paintings by Okacha, photography by Gschwend and poetry by de Macedo. 

Okacha's work, a project titled '1765.8 Miles in a Point," explores the day-to-day similarities in the lives of an Egyptian and a Swiss and the merging aspects of the two different societies that they both inhabit.

Gschwend, meanwhile, attempts to express himself through a series of photographs depicting artists who are themselves trying to express their own feelings in their artwork, through "Surrgoate Language."

De Macedo's poetry will be featured as a part of the opening night performance, 'PODY', a half-hour poetry-painting performance reflecting the shock, disenchantment and brutality he experienced while discovering Cairo. 

Programme:
Saturday, 18 January at 7pm - Friday, 31 January
Darb 1718 Contemporary Art and Culture Center
Qasr Al-Shamee' Street, Al-Fakhareen – Old Cairo
(Behind the Hanging Church and Amr Ibn Al-As Mosque)

chimera footer
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.