The 1st International Media Art Forum for Youth
The Sector of Fine Art is one of the Egyptian Ministry of Culture organizations, concerned with art and culture on various levels, locally, nationally, regionally and internationally. The Sector is in charge of various kinds of National and Artistic Museums, Galleries and Culture Centres and organizing several local and international events such as;
- Alexandria Biennial for Mediterranean Art
- Cairo International Biennial
- Egypt International Print Triennial
- Cairo International Biennial for Ceramic
- The National Art exhibition
- Youth Salon
- The Nile Salon for Photography, etc.
The International Media Art Forum for Youth "IMAFY", the most recent event on the Sector of Fine Arts' agenda for 2008, comes to serve as an interdisciplinary platform for youth age 35 and under, who use digital medium for implementing and designing their creative ideas and projects.
"IMAFY" is planned to be an international exhibition and competition for youth, who are invited to exhibit their projects at the main Gallery;"The Art Palace", located on the Nile bank of the city center of the great Cairo, in the Cultural Centre which contains; the Opera House, Museum of Egyptian Modern Art, Hanager Experimental Theatre, the Music Library, among other cultural places.
The exhibition and competition are in the fields of digital associated media arts, such as; Video Art, Experimental Films & Animation, Interactive Art, Digital Sound Art, Computer Graphic, etc…IMAFY is initiated & sponsored by:
- Sector of Fine Art / Ministry of Culture
( Mohsen Shalaan / Head of the Sector of Fine Art)
- Naglaa Samir/ Head of Organizing Committee
- Hazem El Mestikawy/ Head of Jury Committee
- Passage35/Organizing Gallery
- The Art Palace/ Hosting Gallery
Art Palace Plans