Karim Francis's joint exhibition by Pancé Ahmed and Omar Senada is a must see

Reham El-Adawi , Tuesday 27 Feb 2024

Pance  Ahmed and Omar Senada showcase their collaborative project at Karim Francis gallery
Pance Ahmed and Omar Senada showcase their collaborative project at Karim Francis gallery

 

Arcade

25 Orabi St, off Port Said, Maadi, Tel 010 19222220

"Pseudohistory" exhibition of painting by Fatema Abodoma 

(29 February- 18 March).  

 

 

American University in Cairo 

New Cairo Campus, Abdul Latif Jameel Hall, Plaza Level, Tel 02 2615 3318

The Photographic Gallery

“Egypt Press Photo” annual exhibition of distinctive photojournalism for the year 2023. Egypt Press Photo is a renowned annual competition of national photojournalism organized by the Syndicate of Journalists and run by the Photojournalists Collective, in its 18th edition this year. The Photographic Gallery has curated an exhibition from the general competition entries with a special emphasis on photo stories and single press shots. Unlike the previous edition, some of the selected works have not won awards in the competition, yet represent the issues that have dominated the news in Egypt in 2023, including the war in Gaza, displaced refugees, demolitions in Historic Cairo, power outages, and on a more positive note, stories of personal achievements, tourism and sports. The news photography is complemented by a selection of distinctive photography from the daily life category of the competition. The exhibition showcases the quality of local professional photojournalists as well as amateur photographers throughout the year 2023 across Egypt 

(15 February- 14 March).

 

Bibliothek 

Arkan Plaza, Extension of Sheikh Zayed District, Giza, Tel 010 66860098/010 66500748

“Lines of Intimacy” exhibition by Amany Moussa, Eman Hussein and Yasmine Shash will look at different experessions of the body and what we understand to be intimate through the use of print making, illustration, ink on paper, and sketching 

(closing 2 March).

 

 

Cairo Opera Complex

Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Zamalek

Salah Taher gallery

Tel 02 2739 0132/0144

Exhibition of painting by Manal Helaly (closing 29 February).    

Music Library (Ziad Bakir) gallery

Exhibition of painting by Yasser Shehata (closing 29 February). 

 

 

 

Gezira Arts Centre

1 Al-Sheikh Al-Marsafi St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2737 3298

Fifth edition 2024 of the Youth Arts Awards ceremony and exhibition, held under the auspices of the Egyptian Ministry of Culture, the Farouk Hosni Foundation for Culture and Arts group exhibition for youth in the branches of photography, drawing, sculpture, photography, Fine art criticism, architecture 

(25 February- 7 March). 

 

 

 

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.

 

 

Al-Hanager Arts Centre

Cairo Opera Complex, Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Zamalek, Tel 

Tel 02 2735 6861

Adam Henein Hall

Group exhibition (closing 3 March). 

 

 

Karim Francis 

1 Al-Sherifein St, 3rd St right off Kasr Al-Nile St, Downtown, Tel 0100 667 4823

“Clash” a joint exhibition of painting and installation by Pancé Ahmed and Omar Senada showcasing their latest collaborative project, as both talents intertwine to create a harmonious fusion in their artworks. It explores the juxtaposition between urban decay, the process whereby a previously functioning city or part of a city, falls into disrepair and decrepitude, and the resilience of mother nature and the constant clash between one another 

(closing 29 February).

 

 

Liwan 

23 Hassan Assem St, Zamalek, 02 2735 3538/ 012 00999448, daily from 11am to 8pm (Except Fridays)

“Symphony” exhibition of painting by Mohamed El-Jardawi

(24 February-10 March). 

 

 

Mashrabia Gallery of Contemporary Art

15 Mahmoud Bassiouny St, Downtown, Cairo, Tel 02 2578 4494,   

open daily from 11am to 8pm except Fridays

 

"In The Desert Garden" first solo exhibition by Ahmed Yasser 

(25 February-27 March). 

 

 

Picasso

30 Hassan Assem off Brazil St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 7544

Hall I & II

“A Flow State” exhibition of painting by Dina Targam 

(25 February- 15 March).

 

 

Shadicor

214 the end of Al-Hegaz St, Masr Al-Gedida, Tel 2623 5026/012 22736389

“Group 24” group exhibition by the likes of Farouk Shehata, Georges Bahgory, Mohamed Youssef, Gamal Meleka, Adel Thabet, and Hoda Mourad (closing 29 February).  

 

 

Tahrir Cultural Centre (TCC) 

AUC’s Tahrir Campus, Downtown, 24 Falaki St, Downtown Cairo, Tel 012 88721446

"Open Studio" exhibition is held during Cairo Design Week 2024. Experience the grand showcase of the programme's educational vision in graphic design, illustrated through a four-year journey of the AUC students' academic growth and creative evolution 

(24 February- 9 March). 

 

 

TAM

District 5, Marakez, Cairo Sokhna Road, before Master Express Gas Station, entrance from Gate 3, weekdays (Sun-Thurs), 10am-6pm, Tel 01000773860

The 7th edition of "Solos in Parallel" exhibition showcases the works of the iconic artists Britt Boutros Ghali and Helmy El-Tony and aims to take you on a journey between two contrasting worlds at the same time (16 February- 9 April).

 

UBUNTU

20 Hassan Sabry St, (entrance from Ibn Zinki St), Zamalek, Tel 0100 2792223

First Floor

“Rembrandt’s Brit Milah” a long awaited second solo exhibition by Omar Gabr (closing 9 March). 

Ground Floor

“Autumn in Bloom” exhibition of painting by Fatema Abdel-Rahman (closing 9 March).

 

 

Yassin art gallery

159, 26th July St, Behind Diwan Bookstore, Zamalek, Tel 01271170035

Brain Games” exhibition of paintings by Waleed Kanoush 

(closing 29 February). 

 

 

ALEXANDRIA 

 

Bibliotheca Alexandrina

Port Said St, 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.

Conference Centre, East and West Exhibition Halls

The 17th Agenda Exhibition features152 male and female artists selected from 11 governorates. This year, the BA honours the names of the late artists Ahmed El-Setohi, and the critic and artist Ezz El-Din Naguib. Guests of honour are artists Abdel-Salam Eid, Zeinab Salem, and Fathi Afifi for their great role in the Egyptian artistic movement (closing 4 March, daily from 9am to 5pm, Except for Friday of every week). 


* A version of this article appears in print in the 29 February, 2024 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly

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