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BMW Group as central partner of Art D’Égypte in Cairo. Third book explores “Reimagined Narratives”.

Cairo/Munich. The BMW Group has been partnering with
Art D’Égypte given a second book in 2018. This
year’s exhibitions run underneath a thesis “Reimagined Narratives” and
take place during a site of Historic Cairo between Oct 17 and
Nov 9, 2019. Art D’Egypte is hold underneath a auspices of the
Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities and underneath a clientele of UNESCO.

Since 2017, Art D’Égypte has organized annual exhibitions with
a long-term perspective of compelling Egyptian contemporary art. The aim is
to support immature and rising artists as good as to call courtesy to
Egypt’s complicated and contemporary art scene. While joining a eventuality to
a country’s informative and ancestral heritage, Art D’Égypte wants to
prominence a farrago and brilliance of Egyptian art over the
centuries. The muster comforts some of a region’s leading
galleries and uses tolerable growth initiatives. A strong
module of educational events, giveaway open key-note orator lectures,
as good as material exhibitions has been combined to support this
year’s Art D’Égypte.

“This is not a initial time we aim to combine contemporary art and
ancient history,” owner of Art D’Égypte Nadine Abdel
Ghaffar
said, “In a initial uncover ‘Eternal Light: A Night of
Art during a Egyptian Museum’, works of some of Egypt’s foremost
contemporary artists were displayed opposite a undying backdrop of
ancient artefacts during a Egyptian Museum in Cairo. Our aim was to show
a universe that Egypt has continued to play a executive purpose in the
contemporary art and informative landscape. Last year, we organised
‘Nothing Vanishes, Everything Transforms’, a second in our
successful array of exhibitions. It put on perspective a collection of
artworks by 28 contemporary artists during a Manial Palace Museum in
Cairo, who’s Andalusian, Arab and Ottoman halls pronounce of a diversity
of Egyptian enlightenment and arts.”

This year’s book of Art D’Égypte will move together 28
acclaimed and award-winning Egyptian contemporary artists who will
arrangement a singular collection of their works. Contemporary artists being
on arrangement this year are: Ahmed Askalany, Ahmed El Shaer, Ahmed Farid,
Ahmed Karaly, Ahmed Keshta, Amir Youssef, Diaa El Din Daoud, Farida El
Gazzar, Fathi Hassan, Ghada Amer, Hany Rashed, Heba Y. Amin, Huda
Lutfi, Ibrahim Ahmed, Ibrahim El Dessouki, Ibrahim Khatab, Islam
Shabana, Karim El Hayawan, Marianne Fahmy, Marwan Elgamal, Medhat
Shafik, Moaaz El Dmasy, Mohamed Monaiseer, Mohamed Shoukry, Mohamed
Banawy, Sherin Guirguis, Tarek Naga and Yasmine El Meleegy.

The muster will be attended by eminent curators,
collectors, archaeologists, ministers as good as historians. All of
them have a common seductiveness of ensuring that a Egyptian art
landscape gets some-more courtesy on a tellurian scale by sustainable
informative growth initiatives such as Art D’Égypte.

 

For serve questions greatfully contact:
Prof Dr
Thomas Girst
BMW Group Corporate and Governmental
Affairs
Head of Cultural Engagement
Telephone: +49-89-382-24753
www.press.bmwgroup.com

E-Mail: [email protected]

Nour Hassan
Art D’Egypte
Communications
Director
Telephone: +20-111-200-0356
https://www.artdegypte.org/


About Art D’Egypte
In a initial dual years of
exhibitions Art D’Égypte, has drawn over 10,000 visitors, including a
poignant boost of traveller visits to Nothing Vanishes. Everything
Transforms. In-kind donations valued during LE7.5 million where
facilitated in sequence to safety and ascent ancestral sites where the
shows take place, including integrated lighting systems. Nothing
Vanishes. Everything Transforms saw a initial collection of art pieces
to be lonesome by SMARTIFY in a Arab region, opening a doorway for the
use of digitizing art.
Eternal Light saw general and local
press coverage including Reuters, BBC, AFP, AP, France24 as good as
publications such as Art Daily, Orient, Express, Le Point, La Croix.

Nothing Vanishes. Everything Transforms gained general and
internal press coverage by Reuters, Art Daily, Associated Press,
Associated French Press, L’Express, La Croix, Harper’s Bazaar, Le
Point, Daily Mail, Global Times, Vietnam News, L’Orient Le Jour, CNN,
BBC, Enigma, Egypt Independent, Arab News, Al Masry Al Youm as good as
other attention publications.

This year Art D’Egypte is underneath a UNESCO clientele interjection to
a efforts in compelling tolerable growth initiatives, cultural
growth by educational material programs and lectures, and
birthright refuge by private-public partnerships. Reimagined
Narratives is Art D’Egypte’s biggest muster to date hold during El
Mu’iz travel in Historic Cairo underneath a auspices of a Egyptian
Ministry of Antiquities.

About BMW Group Cultural Engagement
For almost
50 years now, a BMW Group has instituted and intent in over 100
informative cooperations worldwide. The association places a categorical concentration of
a long-term joining on contemporary and mod- ern art, classical
song and jazz as good as pattern and design. In 1972, three
large-scale paintings were combined by a artist Gerhard Richter
privately for a corridor of a BMW Group’s Munich headquarters.
Since then, artists such as Andy Warhol, Jeff Koons, Daniel Barenboim,
Jonas Kaufmann and designer Zaha Hadid have co-operated with BMW. In
2016 and 2017, womanlike artist Cao Fei from China and American John
Baldessari combined a subsequent dual vehicles for a BMW Art Car
Collection. Besides co-initiatives, such as BMW Tate Live, a BMW Art
Journey and a “Opera for All” concerts in Berlin, Munich, Moscow and
London, a association also partners with heading museums and art fairs
as good as orchestras and show houses around a world. As partial of
a art programme “Muse”, Rolls-Royce partners for a beginning “The
Dream Commission” with dual internationally venerable art institutions.
Together with Fondation Beyeler and Serpentine Galleries, rising and
determined artists are invited to contention a moving-image work that
delivers an immersive feeling experience. The artists are nominated
and selected by eminent personalities of a art universe like Daniel,
Birnbaum, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Cao Fei, and Theodora Vischer. BMW Group
takes extensive artistic leisure in all a informative activities for
postulated – as this beginning is as essential for producing
groundbreaking artistic work as it is for vital innovations in a
successful business.
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