'Liberation' Egyptian exhibition opens in Sweden

Ahram Online, Monday 5 Nov 2012

Egyptian art exhibition, entitled 'Liberation' opened Saturday, 3 November in Boden Sweden under the auspices of Egypt's Ambassador in Stockholm Osama Majdoub

Painting by Egyptian artist Ammar Abu Bakr

Egypt's Ambassador in Stockholm Osama Majdoub inaugurated an exhibition of Egyptian art in Boden, Sweden, within the Ministry of Foreign Affairs' framework to spread Egyptian culture in various countries around the world starting Saturday, 3 November.

Liberation (Tahrir) captures Egypt after the January 25 Revolution through paintings, photography, art graffiti, video and audio.

The five Egyptian artists showing their workds include Khaled Hafez, Ammar Abu Bakr, Marwa Adel, Ahmed El-Shaer, Mahmoud Refaat. The exhibition  falls under the supervision of curator Dr Najla Samir and the Egyptian Ministry of Culture representative.

Cultural senior officials in the north of Sweden and a number of artists and critics interested in culture and the arts attended the opening ceremony. On the part of the Swedes, they emphasised the importance of the exhibition, saying it represents an expression of Sweden's support for the democratisation process taking place in Egypt.

The exhibition will continue into early 2013.

Now until early 2013
Norrbottensvägen 18, Boden, Sweden
Open Wednesday- Sunday 12pm- 5pm


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