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CAIRO – 7 February 2018: The seventh edition of the Downtown Contemporary Arts Festival (D-CAF) will host artist Atbane Youness, who will perform his conceptual art, on the festival’s second day, March 9.
Youness will be presenting an intelligent performance that holds layers of research, ideas and sarcasm on political facts. He aims that this performance remains in the audience mind until 2045. The performance will make you think deeper of many more messages than what those which were presented directly, according to the event’s main message.
His art revolves around a critical and satirical relationship between art, its actors and its geopolitics. Youness’ art is currently focused on contemporary dance and visual arts, trying to expand his artistic knowledge as much as possible to perform varied assembly. He is constantly digging deeper in the world of contemporary art, especially in France, Morocco, Belgium, Spain and Tunisia.
Youness displayed his installations and performances in many international exhibitions, in numerous cities such as Madrid, Rome, Paris, London and San Francisco.
D-CAF is Egypt’s first international multi-disciplinary contemporary arts festival, according to the festival’s website. The festival will be setting up an artistic program for three weeks from March 8 to March 29 in Downtown Cairo.
D-CAF presents different kinds of local and international arts, such as music, theater, dance, visual arts and film, highlight many rising artists from Egypt and the entire Arab world. The festival’s vision is to create a cultural and artistic bridge between Arab artists and international programs.