Art events

An incomplete list of Egyptian art happenings:

December 13 - January 14: Renowned cartoonist Georges Bahgory, at Mashrabia Gallery.
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December 14 - 6 January: Egypt, Land of Contrasts. Amateur photography exhibition/competition organized by the European Union. At the Townhouse Gallery.
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December 16: Performance art in Downtown Cairo! "Silence of the Lambs" by Amal Kenawy, at the corner of Champollion and Nabrawy Street, 4pm.

December 16: "Invisible Presences: Looking at the Body in Contemporary Egypt." Big group exhibition featuring over 20 local artists, at Samaa Khaana, 31 El Siyufiyah St., in Old Cairo. (25107806)
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December 17 - January 31: Alexandria Biennale opens. The theme is مذا بعد؟ ("What next?").

(We will try to post more about upcoming events. If you have announcements you'd like to share, email: webmaster@arabist.net)
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Ursula Lindsey

Ursula Lindsey is the managing editor of the Arabist blog. She writes about culture, education and politics in the Arab world. She lived in Cairo from 2002 to 2013 and got her start at the ground-breaking independent magazine Cairo Times. She was the culture editor of Cairo magazine in 2005-2006 and served as special projects editor at the independent news site Mada Masr in 2013-2014. She is the Chronicle of Higher Education's Middle East correspondent. She contributes to the BBC-PRI radio program The World, and has written for Newsweek, The New York Times, The New Yorker online, Bookforum and the blog of the London Review of Books.