Expanding Your Horizons: Far-Flung Residencies 

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Hamdy Reda, Visual Artist and Managing Director and Curator, artellewa • www.artellewa.com

Founded by Hamdy Reda in 2007, artellewa is an art space in Cairo, Egypt. Located in the densely populated area known as Ard El Lewa, the space exhibits art, hosts artists-in-residence from around the globe, offers workshops to community members and emerging artists and facilitates dialogue between artists and society. It also leads special artistic projects to enrich the civic and cultural life in Ard El Lewa, using art to improve the urban environment. The space is also home to a library open to children of all ages. Since 2007, the space has hosted artists-in-residence from 13 countries, including Lebanon, Palestine, Sudan, Turkey, Jordan, Spain, Switzerland, Norway and the United States, most of whom work in the visual arts.1

[1] This information is paraphrased from artellewa’s website, which has information in both English and Arabic: www.artellewa.com.