Art Alert: Egyptian-Korean photo exhibition narrates ‘Tale of Two Cities’

Ahram Online , Saturday 23 May 2015

Egyptian photojournalist Eman Helal portrays Seoul, while South Korean photographer Nam Gi Woo captures Cairo

Tale of Two Cities
(Photo: Left by Nam Gi Woo, Right by Eman Helal)

Starting on Sunday May 24, Cairo's Saad Zaghloul Cultural Centre will host “A Tale of Two Cities”, a photography exhibition that features work by an Egyptian and a South Korean photojournalist.

Through 50 photographs, the exhibition is to feature scenes from the South Korean capital Seoul through the lens of Egyptian photojournalist Eman Helal, as well as South Korean photographer Nam Gi Woo’s impressions of Cairo.

The work focuses on landmarks and human activity in both cities.

A collaboration between the Egyptian Visual Arts Sector and the Korean Embassy in Cairo, A Tale of Two Cities celebrates 20 years of diplomatic relations between Egypt and South Korea.

24 to 31 May
Saad Zaghloul Cultural Centre, 2 Saad Zaghloul Street, Beside Saad Zaghloul’s Shrine, Mounira

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