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Art Opening: Nubia: A Photographic Image through the Lens of a Father and Son

Mon, November 13, 2006 6:30 pm at Global Information Network

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Alwan for the Arts Presents

Nubia: A Photographic Image through the Lens of a Father and Son

A fantastic look at the art, culture, design, architecture and people of Nubia over two generations by Fathy Hussein, a native Nubian, born July 1919, and his son, Hussein Fathy Hussein.

Meet the photographer Hussein Fathy Hussein at this special viewing

Monday, November 13, 2006, 6:30-8:30 PM (Opening Night) 146 West 29th Street Suite 7 E

Open and Free to the Public

Monday, November 13 - Friday, November 17, 2006

Fathy Hussein's career in photo journalism began in 1940, with shots of daily life in the tumultuous WWII era. He joined AL-AHRAM newspaper in 1950. By the 60's he had taken thousands of pictures of Egyptian arts, sports, royal and presidential ceremonies. Hussein Fathy Hussein followed his in father's footsteps. His first book, released in 2004 - "Alexandria -The ancient parliament in the Mediterranean" includes 70 rare photos narrating city life in the late 19th century and the early 20th century. He is currently the head of AL-AHRAM's photo center in Alexandria.

The event is sponsored by Global Information Network 146 West 29th Street Suite 7E New York, NY 10001 www.globalinfo.org 212-244-3123 (voice) 212-244-3522 (fax)

GLOBAL INFORMATION NETWORK distributes news and feature articles on Africa and the developing world to mainstream, alternative, ethnic and minority-owned outlets in the U.S. and Canada. Our goal is to increase the perspectives available to readers in North America and to bring into their view information about global issues that are overlooked or under-reported by mainstream media.

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Last updated: 2007-09-20 15:35:31

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