Jennifer Steinkamp, Dervish Cairo, 2008 (left) and Dervish, 2004-05 (right). Graphic design by Gail Swanlund & Geoff Kaplan. Image Credits

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The Food

February 6th, 2009

I could write an entire blog just on this subject alone. I enjoyed so many delicious meals during the trip. From sidewalk Koshari (see Kimberli’s post) where I accidently drenched my entire plate with hot sauce (yum,) to the upscale Zamalek boat/restaurant on the Nile called El Pasha where I had [...]


The Art Scene

February 6th, 2009

I had been spying on the burgeoning Cairo art scene via cyberspace for some time now.  I finally got to see it in person at PhotoCairo4 which was exhibited at several venues all over the city (see Kimbeli’s post)  and was quite impressed.  In just a few years  artists and curators who get most of [...]


Extra-Biennial Activities in Cairo: Kimberli’s Travelogue Chapter 2

January 11th, 2009

Koshari, My Barbarian Workshop and Performance
On Friday December 19th, Malik, Sherin, Nizan and I went to Townhouse–which became one of our main bases–and had a series of good meetings with artists about their work. For a late lunch, artist Magdi Mostafa took Nizan and I to a nearby eatery of Koshari, an Egyptian high carb, [...]


أهلا بكم في

بينالي القاهرة الدولي الحادي عشر
20 ديسمبر 2008 إلى 20 فبراير 2009

يسعدنا أن نقدم عددا من أشكال الفن المعاصر في بينالي القاهرة 2008: درويش القاهرة وهو إنستاليشن للفنانة جينيفر ستاينكامب - "أنيميشن بوفيه" أمسية من فن التحريك المعاصر - "جوانب أخرى من العالم" ندوة مع بعض العاملين بمجال الفنون في مدينة لوس أنجلوس - بالإضافة إلى حوار عبر الإنترنت وعبر الأحاديث عن الأحداث الأخيرة المتعلقة بالفن في القاهرة ولوس أنجلوس.
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معلومات للزائرين


Eleventh International Cairo Biennale
December 20, 2008 – February 20, 2009

The MAK Center is pleased to present contemporary art in several forms at the Eleventh International Cairo Biennale: Dervish Cairo, an art installation by Jennifer Steinkamp; Animation Buffet, a screening of contemporary animation; Other Sides of the World, a presentation by Los Angeles-based cultural producers; and an on- and offline engagement with conversations and events regarding recent art in Cairo and Los Angeles.
Commissioner's Statement
Commissioner’s Acknowledgements
Planning your Visit