Atelier Cairo Art Jameel winter workshops with Darb 1718
December 5-30, 2019
Atelier Cairo Art Jameel, Art Jameel’s platform for Egyptian entrepreneurship, artisanship and design, is running a month-long programme of workshops in traditional Egyptian crafts, in partnership with Darb 1718.
Blending contemporary design and traditional arts, the programme includes workshops that focus on jewellery-making and the use of recyclable material, and a specialised workshop on geometrical models in Islamic art delivered by alumni of the Jameel House of Traditional Arts in Cairo.
The workshops are taking place at both the Atelier Cairo Art Jameel and Darb 1718 during the month of December 2019. They present an opportunity for members of the local community, of a range of skill and experience levels, to develop their design and craft skills and connect with the thriving artisanal community in Cairo.
The programme includes:
● Jewellery workshop, led by Nora Foad, at Darb 1718, on December 5-7.
● Gold plating workshop, led by Kamel Reshar, at Darb 1718, on December 7.
● Use of recycled paper workshop, led by Nour Mahmoud, at Atelier Cairo Art Jameel, on December 9-10 and 12-13.
● Geometrical models in Islamic art workshop, led by Ahmed Mostafa and Amr Abu Zaid, at Atelier Cairo Art Jameel, on December 28-30.