Opening on Monday, 9th of October 2017 at 7pm
In and Out of the Circle by Mohamad Abou El Naga
Born in the Egyptian city of Tanta, Abou El Naga graduated with honors in 1983 from the Faculty of Fine Arts are obtained his PhD in Philosophy of Art from Alexandria University in 1997.
He was the first Middle Eastern artist to receive a grant from the Japan Foundation to study the arts of papermaking.
Mohamad Abou El Naga is a multidisciplinary visual artist, art professor and curator. Throughout his colorful career, he created award winning art projects, fulfilled his responsibility towards his community and brought up new generations of young artists with his teachings, workshops and his multitude of practices.
The present exhibition is a reflection of Abou El Naga’s incessant quest for environmental sustainability making attractive, delicate and organic art from discarded items such as paper leaves and branches.
Exhibition is ongoing untl 26th of October 2017
Dar Al Funoon Gallery
Opened in 1994 – Director Lucia Topalian
Tel:+ 965 22433138
Address: Al Watiah, Behbehani Compound, House n. 28
Opening Hours: 10am-1pm 4pm-8pm Sunday-Thursday, Friday and Saturday: by appointment