Covering One`s Back
Cairo, Gezira Art Center, Zamalek
7 May – 23 May, 2013
In today’s world, what images can we bear to look at? This was the question posed by Maha Maamoun and Ala Younis when curating the photography exhibition “Covering One’s Back.”
The exhibition brings together a wide range of works that engage with photography and the photographic process by artists from the Arab World and Switzerland. The artists participating are Atfal Ahdath, Yasser Alwan, Goerge Awde, Goran Galić & Gian-Reto Gredig, Raphael Hefti, Hassan Khan,Taiyo Onorato & Nico Krebs, and Heini Stucki.
Opening May 7th and running until May 23rd, the exhibition also includes lectures and Portfolio Review Sessions, which are an opportunity for photographers to discuss their works with professionals. All events take place at the Gezira Art Center in Zamalek.
The deadline to submit applications for the Portfolio Review Sessions is 9 May, 2013.
Open call for application
Portfolio Reviewers: Yasser Alwan, George Awde, Helene Joye-Cagnard, David Degner, and Randa Shaath
For more information see the exhibition’s Facebook page.
Organized by Pro Helvetia Cairo in collaboration with Gezira Art Center.