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Bearing Witness

Medrar for Contemporary Arts, Egypt - 2012

Collaborative Project

Bearing Witness: the stories of ordinary people during extraordinary times, a contemporary art theory and practice project developed in collaboration with Atlanta and Cairo based artists, educators, technicians and students, conceived by Arturo Lindsay and directed by Nagla Samir.


The project resulted in the “Bearing Witness Exhibition” by contemporary rising artist, the “Choice of Tool” workshop for young talent from rural areas resulting in a photography publication for the American Embassy in Cairo, and “Dream Boat” workshop for underprivileged children that was exhibited on AUC campus in collaboration with VIA.


Bearing Witness: the stories of ordinary people living during extraordinary times is This program is funded by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and administered by the Bronx Museum of Art in the US and in collaboration with Medrar for Contemporary Art in Cairo, Egypt.

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