Art Alert: Cairobserver's Elshahed to show photography exhibition

Ahram Online , Tuesday 16 Dec 2014

Kafein to host photography exhibition 'Cairo Past Futures' by Mohamed Elshahed in downtown Cairo

Cairo Past Future

Photography exhibition 'Cairo Past Futures' by architect and urbanism researcher Mohamed Elshahed will open in Downtown Cairo's cafe and art space Kafein on 21 December at 7pm.

Elshahed, better known as a scholar researching Cairo's urban realities as well as being the founder and primary writer behind go-to urban blog, Cairobserver will share his photographic work and research in the upcoming exhibition.

The researcher will show photographs accompanied by headlines to highlight how Cairo has been discussed in the Egyptian press since the 1960s.

The works will be for sale, with proceeds going to fundraising campaigns to print two issues of the Cairobserver set around downtown and university campuses.

Sunday 21 December, 7pm
Kafein Cafe, 28 Sherif Street, Downtown, Cairo
The exhibition is ongoing until the end of January

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