Discussion on Egyptian photographic heritage to be held 27 February

Ahram Online, Saturday 25 Feb 2012

Archives from the Contemporary Image Collection will be the basis for the discussion lead by a doctoral candidate from the NY Institute of Fine Arts on Egypt's photographic heritage

A discussion on Egyptian photographic heritage will be lead by doctoral candidate at the New York Institute of Fine Arts, Claire Davies on Monday, 27 February.

Collections and archives from the Contemporary Image Collective (CIC) will serve as the base for discussion. Davies identified photographic materials, techniques and conservation issues through her research into private collections.

Ibrahim Abdel-Fattah will also give a presentation on his experience with photo conservation education in Egypt, touching upon his work within public institutions.

Arabic and English interpreters will help facilitate the discussion when needed.

Monday, 27 February, 7:00pm
Contemporary Image Collection (Library space)
22 Abdel-Khalek Tharwat St, 4th floor
Downtown, Cairo


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