Home History Exhibitions Artists Rare Piece Book E-Gallery Contact us
 
Exhibitions
 

I have been observing the Nile fishermen for years---from Philea to Rashid. And from my balcony in Manial which overlooks the river. They live in a unique world; one that relies solely on the blessing of fate itself. Men, women and children live slow, gentle rhythms in modest fishing skiffs that ply the heavy waters all day.  Unlike a sea-fisherman, a river fisherman (and often it is an independent fisherwoman rather than a man) doesn’t leave the confines of the small narrow boat. He and/or she lives and works on the boat. 

Grows up and marries there. It is where children are born. An entire social life is centered on the boat; friends crowd-in for celebrations or drop by for a glass of sweetened tea. It is a hard but mystical life with a serenity that is seldom found on the river-banks where their boats come to rest when the dark night falls. This art work is dedicated to the fishermen and women of the Nile.
 
 
Subscribe for Mailing List Sitemap Registration Login Shop online Shopping Bag
EGO Solutions
 

Subscribe for Mailing List

Subscribe to our newsletter and you will get the latest news - first.

Send