Egypt: Then & Now

Egypt, Then and Now: Nasr Salem, Art and Design, 1978

A major traveling exhibition that was conducted with Nasr Salem and Egyptian artist and textile designer on art and design in Egypt. Nasr Salem was a former student of Prof. Shapira at UCLA, who was inspired to revive the significance of Egyptian arts and culture through the re-establishment of silk art tapestry in Egypt. Nasar Salem was inspired by the design philosophy and works Hassan Fathy, the well-known Egyptian architect and author of “Architecture For the Poor.”


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