Birds of Passage

Tuesday 2 Nov 2021

Jamal Bassiouni
Jamal Bassiouni

Art Corner
12 Sayed Al-Bakri St, from Brazil St, Zamalek, Tel 0122 2760212
“The Son of Gamaliya” an exhibition by artist Fathi Ali (opening 3 November).

Art Talks Egypt
8 Al-Kamel Mohamed St, Zamalek
“Birds of Passage”, a solo exhibition by artist Jamal Bassiouni displaying paintings about his self-discovery journey (closing 15 November).
 
Palace of Arts
The First Contemporary Art Salon, Post Concept”, installation works (opening 3 November).
 
Demi
15 Ahmed Sabry St, Zamalek, Tel 012 05777147/ 02 27369505
“The Power of Women” presenting the artworks of five female artists;
Asmaa Khoury, Hala El-Sharouny, Miriam Hathout, Nivine Nathan, and Al-Shaimaa Darwish (24 October- 6 November).
 
Italian/Egyptian Centre for Restoration and Antiquities (CIERA)
31 Al Suyuffeya St, Al Helmeya, Cairo, visitors are welcomed by appointments so contact the manager Mr. Salah Ramadan 0100 8716067
Architectural complex of the Mevlevi Dervish “Samaa Khana, Restorations and Restorers” permanent exhibition of the activities of the working/formation sites for the restoration and recovery of the monuments. Visitors are welcomed during the opening hours determined by the Ministry of Antiquities.
 
Karim Francis
1 Al-Sherifein St, 3rd St right off Kasr Al-Nile St, Downtown, Tel 0100 667 4823
“The First Life”, sculptures by Maged Mekhail
(16 October-18 November).
 
Lamasatt
8 Kasr El Nile St, Floor 6, Downtown, Cairo, Tel 02 2575 9990/ 0100 6018726/ 01010645106
“Seasons Festival”, the exhibition highlights the concept of art from the philosophical perspective as a way of the social awareness and how art reflects reality of society (closing 12 November).   
  
Mashrabia Gallery of Contemporary Art
15 Mahmoud Bassiouny St, Qasr Al-Nile, Downtown, First Floor, Tel 02 25750353 / 0100 1704554
“My Favorite Things 6”, My Favorite Things group exhibition started in 2016 as a small group exhibition, showing the artworks of three chosen women artists. In due course, it became an inclusive annual exhibition promoting and supporting up and coming women artists in Egypt. Its main aim is to guarantee for women to have a permanent and safe space, for exposure and free expression, keeping a high artistic quality based on originality and innovative thought (26 October - 23 November).
 
Picasso East
Villa No 39 Al Narges 35th settlement, 90’s St, in front of Lake View Compound, New Cairo, Tel 0122 0000035  
“The Skin of DNA”, paintings exhibition by Khaled Hafez and             
“Groovy Modules” exhibition of sculptures and installations
 by Hazem El-Mestikawy (17 October-6 November).

Safarkhan
6 Brazil St, off Mohamed Mazhar, Zamalek
“Once Upon a Time”, a solo exhibition by artist Omar Abdel Zaher, displaying his expressionist paintings exploring Egypt’s culture and traditions (closing 11 November).
 
TAM
Km 28, Cairo-Alexandria Desert Road, Abu Rawash, Giza-Egypt, 0100 0773860
“Solos in Parallel”, is the 6th edition of the exhibition dedicated to the works of artists Ihab Lotfy and Yassin Harraz
(30 October- 13 November).
 
TAM
Mall of Arabia, open every day, gate 17, first floor opposing Ikea floor,
Working hours: Weekdays: 10am to 11pm, Weekends: 10am to 12am
“Boundless” exhibition features over 60 of Egypt’s best-loved artists showcasing some of their most exquisite works.

UBUNTU
20 Hassan Sabry St, (entrance from Ibn Zinki St), Zamalek, Tel 0100 2792223
“Resurrection - Among the People” sculptures by Khaled Zaki 
(24 October- 13 November).
 
ZAGpick
F8, Strip Mall-Sodic, Waslet Dahshour Road, Beverly Hills, Sheikh Zayed, 6th of October, Tel 02 38863961/0111 2304440
“The Willpower 2021”, paintings by Ahmed Nawwar
(14 October- 4 November).
 
Zamalek Art gallery
11 Brazil St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 1240
“Across the Journey”, paintings by Mustafa Al-Razzaz
(17 October- 1 November).
 
ALEXANDRIA
 
Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999
Archeological Museum
A permanent exhibition on the results of the Archaeological Mission of the University of Turin in Nelson Island.

*A version of this article appears in print in the 4 November, 2021 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly

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