'The idea of sewing two different types of fabrics, especially on leather, is found in ancient Egypt as well in other countries or regions like India, South America, and even the Ottoman Empire'
Awad has a keen eye for details and an infatuation with the ancient Egyptian style of painting, managing to highlight the connection between the contemporary people of Luxor and their counterparts
Rain over Nubia, launched in August 2019, was first performed as part of the American University in Cairo’s online concert series last month
The exhibition, held at Bayt Yakan, showcased women’s traditional attire across Egypt
At the premises of Fustat Traditional Crafts Centre, in the heart of old Cairo, the sound of pounding hammers on copper fills the air
In its 61 st edition, the exhibition is hosting some 370 artisans from across Egypt