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DARB 1718

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Posted on: Saturday 28 November 2015
The opening of Something Else International Contemporary Art Event in Cairo.
November 28th, at Greater Cairo Library, 15 Mohamed Mazhar Street, Zamalek.
November 29th at Darb 1718, Darb 1718, Kasr El Sham3 Street, Old Cairo.

Detailed program,

November 28th

12:00 pm
Press Conference.
Location: Darb 1718
4:00 pm
Main exhibitions tour for the journalists.
8:00 pm
Ofiicial opening reception (with invitation).
Location: Greater Cairo Library, 15 Mohamed Mazhar Street, Zamalek.
Performances by:
Lilibeth Cuenca Rasmussen (Mobilemirrors),
Hsia­Fei Chang,
Location: Darb 1718, Kasr El Sham3 Street, Old Cairo

November 29th

5:30 pm
Talk on

“The State of culture in North Africa and the Middle East.”

Location: Darb 1718, Kasr El Sham3 Street, Old Cairo
Speakers: Simon Njami, Hela Ammar, Karim Maatoug
Moderator: Olivia Marsaud
8:00 pm
Opening of the main exhibition at Darb 1718.
Performances by:
Samah Hamdi,
Yara Mekawei and Lamis Haggag (15 Minutes),
Ghita Skali,
Romina De Novellis (La pecora­with wool, 4 hours),

November 30th

4:30 pm
Talk on

“The Actuality of the Ancient. Contemporary Art, Icons and Identity.”

Location: Goethe ­Institut, 2 Bustan Street, Downtown Cairo.
Speakers: Susanne Leeb, Alexander Koch, Monica Hanna, Moataz Nasr.
Moderator : Angela Boskovitsch.

The panel is iniated by the artists Nora Al-Badri and Jan Nikolai Nelles as a part of their exhibition ” The other Nefertiti”.
7:00 pm
Exhibition opening at 11 Mahmoud Bassiouny Street and 24 Talaat Harb street (Cinema Radio), Downtown Cairo.
Performance by Romina De Novellis (NACLO).
9:00 pm
Reception at the courtyards of Goethe ­Institut.
Performance by Robert Hutter.

December 1st

1:00 pm
Arnaud Cohen lunch Performance at Darb 1718, Kasr El Sham3 Street, Old Cairo.
7:00 pm
Exhibitions opening at 16 Adly Street and 42 Abdel Khaliq Tharwat Street, 5th Floor, Downtown, Cairo.
Performance by Hsia­Fei Chang.

December 2ed

6:00 pm
Exhibition opening at the Belgium Embassy, 56 Tereet El Zomor Street, Gizeh, Cairo.
7:30 pm
Opening at Sawy Culture Wheel, 26th of July street, Zamalek.
10:00 pm
Makan – ­Egyptian Center for Culture and Arts, 1 Saad Zaghloul Street, El Mounira, Downtown Cairo.

December 3rd

7:00 pm
Talk on

“Electronic Music in the Middle East and North Africa.”

Moderator : Neil Van der Linden.
Performance by Yara Mekawei and El GeZzawe .
Location : Darb 1718, Kasr El Sham3 Street, Old Cairo.

December 7th

6:00 pm
Opening of AtWork workshop exhibition at Darb 1718.

December 14th

7:30 pm
Screenings of Tunisian short films.
Location: Cinema Zawya.
Presentation by filmmaker Intissar Belaid.

December 16th

7:30 pm
Screenings of Egyptian short films.
Location: Cinema Zawya.
Filmmaker’s talk, Q&A.
Program by Dana Alawneh.

Don't miss the Opening of Something Else tomorrow at 5:30 PM at Darb 1718. Something Else is a contemporary art event organized by Darb 1718, of talks, performances and exhibitions, combining 110 local and international artists, taking place in Darb 1718, various places in Downtown and cinema Zawya. إفتتاح حدث شيءً آخر هيكون بكره الساعة ٥ ونصف في درب ١٧١٨. حدث شيءً آخر نظمه درب ١٧١٨ وهو يضم معارض ومناقشات وعروض ل ١١٠ فنان من داخل وخارج مصر في درب ١٧١٨، مناطق مختلفة في وسط البلد، وسينما زاوية.