Art Alert: Medrar hosts AUC students' Blink

Ahram Online, Thursday 5 Dec 2013

Starting 7 Dec, Medrar for Contemporary Art is hosting an exhibition of works by 21 students from the American University in Cairo, curated by artist and professor Shady El-Noshokaty

Curated by prominent contemporary visual artist Shady El-Noshokaty, 'Blink', an exhibition featuring projects by students from the American University in Cairo's Visual Arts Department -- where El-Noshokaty teaches -- runs from 7 until 25 December at Medrar for Contemporary Art.

The works showcased will range from photography to experimental animation to audio and video projects.

"The artworks, presented by 21 students, explore the moment of art making that turns an idea into a unique creation process," reads the curatorial statement.

'Blink' will feature works by the following artists: Aya El-Mofty, Habiba Allam, Hala Hisham, Lina Nabrawy, Malak Yacout Saleh, Nada Fathy, Nazly Abaza, Mohamed Talaia, Omar Ashour, Omar Hamdalla, Omar Mobarek, Rawaa Sherif, Riham Ali Kassim, Salma Aboul Hussein, Tuqa El-Harouny, Yasmina Kabbara, Zeina Madwar, Nathalie Lothfy, Maya Shafei, Islam Shabana and Nadine El-Awadly.

'Blink' was held for the first time at the AUC's Sharjah Art Gallery in April 2013, captured in the video below by Shady El-Noshokaty.

Exhibition opens 7 December at 8pm and runs until 25 December.
7 Gamaleddin Aboul-Mahasen Street, First Floor, Apartment 4, Garden City, Cairo, Egypt

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