Vic Ecclestone Bristol City Council
Vernon Jones Hengrove School, Bristol
Suzane Sharaawy Abdul Moneim Waassel Experimental School, Alexandria.
Haiam Mohamed El Mostakabal Experimental Language School, Cairo.
Nasser Elssamadisy Visual Artist, Alexandria
Hany Madour Ceramicist, Egypt
Heather Tweed Multi media artist, Bristol
Nicola Jane Gissing Multi Media Artist, Bristol
Sue Harrison Freelance consultant from the UK
Nairy Avedissian, Manager, Arts & Events, British Council Egypt.
Rebecca Fitzgerald Art Gym Manager,
Anna Azabady Art Department Technician
8th - 12th October
First working group conference, Egypt at The British Council, Cairo to devise a timetable for the project, work on aims and objectives and plan first creative projects. "Journey's" agreed as the overall theme for creative projects.
half day visits to El Mostakabal Experimental Language school in Cairo and the pottery studio of Mohammed Mandour (Hanay's father and mentor) in Fustat.
"Personal Box " introductory project started in Bristol by Student Teachers and Artists/Teachers in Egypt within the usual timetabled art classes prior to Artist workshops beginning.
E-group set up to enable participants to communicate and access files online.
First Planning session for Bristol artists at Hengrove Community Arts College First project started in both countries and all schools 22nd November.
Video Conference link from Monks Park School Bristol and British Council, Cairo involving students, teachers and artists from all schools.
Bristol Artists begin month of workshops at Henbury School, Bristol.
5th - 10th July
Second working group conference, at Hengrove Community Arts College, to evaluate the project to date and plan the next projects.
included visit to Lord Mayor's mansion in Bristol to meet the Lady Mayoress, sightseeing tour of Bristol and various cultural events.
11th- 18th October
Nasser Elssamadisy leads workshops at Hengrove linked with his solo exhibition at Hengrove Art Gym Gallery.
"One Day" photo project carried out by students in Alexandria, Bristol and Cairo simultaniously.
Opening night of Exhibition of artwork produced during the project including work from Alexandria, Cairo and Bristol.
Hanay Mandour attended with various guests and officials from Egypt, many students and parents were also present alongside well known artists Richard Long and Stephen Cox.
Nasser, Vic, Vernon, Sue, Suzane, Haiam, Nicky, Heather