Townhouse was established in downtown Cairo in 1998 as an independent, non-profit art space with a goal of making contemporary art and culture accessible to all without compromising creative practice. Townhouse supports artistic work in a wide range of media through exhibitions, residencies for artists, curators and writers, educational initiatives and outreach programs.
May 2014 will see the launch of African Metropolis at cinemas in Johannesburg and Cape Town. The compilation of six short fiction films, set in six major African cities, tells urban tales about life in African metropolises. Screenings start on 9 May at The Bioscope in Johannesburg and on 30 May at Labia Theatre in Cape Town. African … Continue Reading ››
Photo series by photographer Jason Larkin explores spaces that preserve the past in Egypt.
This series focuses on the museums of Egypt and the different styles used in curating and presenting the past to audiences. Using space, materials and design, curators can venerate events, revere heroes, and imbue history with a sense of … Continue Reading ››
We previously featured the photography of Francesco Catalano on his journey through Tigray, Ethiopia. This time Catalano travels through Egypt capturing landscapes and people of Egypt.
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African Digital Art Network was created and developed by Jepchumba. The term digital art is permeating through the web even though the precise definition is unclear. Digital art covers a wide range of artistic production; contemporary art, audio/visual production, animation, interactive projects, websites, short films, graphic art and design.