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Bright lights, Big Shadows Photography Exhibition

From Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 01:00 pm to Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 03:00 pm

Event Details

From Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 01:00 pm to Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 03:00 pm
P059 Jameel Hall
Firas Alatraqshi
3426 3426


The Photographic Gallery in the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication is delighted to host an exhibition of contemporary photography, Bright Lights, Big Shadows, curated by Dr. Henry Woo. The exhibition features a selection of photography works by seven young and emerging Egyptian artists and reflects the contemporary pulse and mood of a young generation in Egypt. This selection of diverse subjects works look at urban neurosis, alienation and longing for tranquility that question privacy, freedom and conformity to gender roles. The visual projects respond to societal tensions to depict a subjective take on the collective consciousness of Cairenes today.

Opening Reception: Wednesday, 12 February 2020, 1pm. (12 – 26 February)


Decoding the Gaze: How Images Shape and Represent Today’s Cultural Landscape Exhibition talk by Ronnie Close: Sunday, 23 February, 1pm.

Cairo New Wave: Youth Culture and Artistic Undercurrents in Contemporary Cairo

Curator talk by Dr. Henry Woo: Sunday 23 February, 1:45pm.

What We Talk about When We Talk about Art

Guided exhibition tour: Daily, except on events’ days, 1:30pm. Book a place by emailing

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Firas Alatraqshi

Phone: 3426 3426

P059 Jameel Hall


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