In an authentic Egyptian atmosphere, Gallery Ward opened its third exhibition in the UAE during Al Quoz Happens event. “El Moulid” showcases work by 15 Contemporary Egyptian artists in a group exhibition exploring a unique cultural occurrence.
The Gallery will conduct children’s workshop in the day time. Children aged 5+ can enjoy making their own form of the Whirling Dervish, a fundamental entertainment in all Moulid festivities in Egypt. At the inaugural day, guests were welcomed to relish delicacies in authentic Egyptian Food stalls.
Ehab Ellaban, head curator of Gallery Ward stated that el Moulid is an event that is culturally rich, diverse and full of life. It inspires many artists and opens up endless ideas and angles for interpretation and exploration. The exhibition offers audiences a complete experience of music, performance, video, photography, sculpture and painting.
‘El-Moulid’, is a characteristic, vibrant event that has been imprinted into Egyptian history and prevalent culture for hundreds of years. The vast assortment of subject is reproduced in the optimal vision of artists and media through their works.
The artists showcasing work at “El Moulid” are Ahmed Abdel Fattah, Ahmed Khaled, Atef Ahmed, Ayman Elsemary, Bassam El Zoghby, Essam Darwish, Guirguis Lotfy, Hisham Abdullah, Khaled Sorour, Mohamed Abu El Naga, Mohamed Ardash, Mohamed El Tarawy, Mustafa El Bana, Naglaa Samir and Rida Abdel Rahman.
Gallery Ward is located in Al Quoz district St. 6, next to The Courtyard, Al Quoz, interchange 3, Al Manara, Dubai.
The art exhibition is a part of the Quoz Happens exhibition.
Date: Saturday, 23rd November 2013 – Wednesday, 8th January 2014
Venue: Gallery Ward
Duration: 1 month 17 days
Timings: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Audience: General Public
Category: Arts / Culture
Admission: Free Admission
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