Wendy Freeman, Britian’s General-Consul in Alexandriahas opened the open-air art exhibition “Art without walls 14” in Alexandria. The exhibition was organised by the Arkan Culture Centre which is affiliated to St Mark’s Pro-Cathedral in Downtown Alexandria. Participating with Ms Freeman was the Very Reverend Canon DrSamyFawzyShehata of the Episcopal Church in North Africa.
The exhibition is a monthly open-air event that takes place the first Monday of every month all year long; this makes it the first of its kind.
The artworks on display were created by more than 120 young artists from Alexandria, and more than 60 handmade projects.
Based at St Mark’s Pro-Cathedral in downtown Alexandria, the Arkan Centre is a place where Egyptian young people from all sectors of the community, both Christian and Muslim, come together and create art. The centre supports talented young artists by providing facilities for producing and displaying youth artwork, and cultural and artistic workshops.