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Art Alert: Music and video art at Egypt's Medrar

'Set of Experiences' will feature live musical performances by 'Object Obscure' coupled with screening of video projects by five Alexandrian filmmakers to be held Thursday in Cairo's Garden City

Ahram Online, Monday 24 Jun 2013
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Object Obscure performing in Alexandria. (Photo from Facebook, Medrar page)
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In hopes of developing cultural dialogue among local artists, the Medrar organisation will host a 'Set of Experiences' on Thursday, featuring live music and screenings of video art projects.

Samir Nabil, a musician from Alexandria known as 'Object Obscure,' will perform on guitar.

Alexandrian filmmakers Emad Maher, Abdallah Sharkas, Islam Kamal, 'Icon' and Mamoon Azmyare, meanwhile, will join the event with screenings of video art projects inspired by the 'Experience' set.

'Set of Experiences' is one of multiple events hosted by Medrar, aimed at creating space in which emerging artists can develop their talents and promote intercultural dialogue.

Medrar is an organisation devoted to holding conversations on contemporary art between Egypt-based artists.

Programme:
Thursday, 27 June, at 7pm
Medrar, Gamal El-Din Abu El-Mahasen Street, Garden City, Cairo; First floor, Apt. 4

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