Roznama is a periodical visual arts competition and exhibition for early career Egyptian artists. Its goal is to encourage contemporary artworks, which are different from orthodox forms taught at local art academies. Medrar organized the third edition as a competition, where a selection committee comprising: artist Basim Magdy, curator Tarek Abou El Fetouh and artist Hala Elkoussy chose 17 works to be exhibited at Medrar in October 2014. The jury also awarded artists Hend Samir and Sara Nabil the Roznama 3 Competition Award (USD 1000 and a solo show at Medrar in 2015). Artists Marwa Benhalim and Sherifa Hamed received the Jury’s Certificates of Appreciation.
The following artists took part in the exhibition: Ahmed Elkutt, Ahmed Shawky, Amr Elmaghrby, Ebrahim Elmoly, Hend Samir, Kareem Hadad, Marwa Ben Halim, Marwan Elgamel, Mina Nassif, Mohamed Alsharkawie, Mohamed Elmaghraby, Nada Baraka, Nadia Mounier, Reem El-Maghraby, Sara Nabil, Sherif Hosni and Sherifa Hamid.
[This video was produced by Medrar TV and is featured in partnership with Jadaliyya Culture]