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October 25, 2020

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Sunday, October 25, 2020

All Day Hands only CPR (Multi-Day Event)
MWCC SNA has a yearly project that is done in an effort to support the community. This year we have continued the task of teaching hands only CPR with one major change.
Previously teachings were calculated via signatures obtained from individuals that we taught how to perform hands only CPR. Now the calculation is done via social media.
We have a specific hashtag, #CPRSavesLivesMWCC  Each time this tag is used, it will count as a signature. For every like, comment and share we get a "signature".
this can be done via any social media platform including twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc.  we currently have an Instagram account @hands_only_cpr which has a few posts to get us started. If you would like you can follow the account and tag it in any posts that you make with the #
Remember this is done in correlation with the American Heart Association and all posts should be appropriate and educational. with that being said, we do need to try and get "likes" so humor, as long as it is appropriate is ok.
 
Lets Save Lives!!

Hosted by: Student Nurses Association

Additional Information can be found at: https://mwcc.campuslabs.com/engage/event/6555326 LOCATION: Online
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Mohamed Abou El Naga
Mount Wachusett Community College Art Club is honored to sponsor
Mohamed Abou El Naga
Presenting his work this Sunday October 25th, 1pm EST.
Streaming from Cairo, Egypt
Mohammed Abou El Naga is a multidisciplinary visual artist, art professor, curator and developer. Throughout his colorful career, he created award winning art projects, assisted his community and brought up new generation of young artists with his teaching, workshop and his multitude of practices. Born in the Egypt, Abouelnaga graduated from the Faculty of Fine Arts and completed his PhD in Philosophy of Art from Alexandria University. He was the first Middle Eastern artist to receive a grant from the Japan Foundation to study the arts of papermaking.
At Cairo University, he teaches painting using nontraditional techniques that integrate different materials with the imaging and printing methods. He is also driven to the use of raw environmentally friendly and recycled materials as he believes “it is a way of an aesthetic and a functional re-thinking opening a gateway of seeing objects from new perspectives”.
He had solo shows in Egypt and around the world that varied between painting, video and installation, such as Borusan Kultur Ve Sanat Association, Istanbul, Turkey (1997), Townhouse Gallery, Cairo (2000) and Art Academy, Rome (2000). He was also part of numerous group exhibitions including the 23rd Book Art (2003), Guest of Honor in Festival de Popoli del Mediterraneo, Sicily (2005), Festival Mondial des Arts Nègres, Dakar (2006), What Happens Now?, Art Palace (2007) and most recently in Exile, Art Centre Silkeborg Bad, Denmark (May, 2009). Abouelnaga also represented Egypt in the Venice Biennial 2002 and received the First Prize of the Alexandria Biennial in 2001. His recent exhibition also includes: “Exile” at Art Centre SilkeBorgBad (Denmark) 2009, “Building Bridges”, Art Center, Mexico (2011, “Egyptian Art”, Gallery Art Space, Dubai, “African Art Mojo Gallery, Dubai (2013), “Hay Carriers” at Markheya Gallery, Doha (2013), “Soad Hosny”, at Janet Rady Fine Art, London, 2013. He recently received the first price for his Video Art Cairo 11 from Danube Video Art Festival in Austria. 
Abou El Naga was the curator of Qatar Visual Art Center. He created in 2002 the biggest and most successful Artist Book Biennial in the Alexandria Bibliotheca. Entitled “Imagining the Book”. In 2009, he was assigned by the Egyptian Ministry of Culture to become the curator of the 25th Alexandria Biennial for Mediterranean Countries. In 2011, he was the curator of Sharjah Children Art Biennial. El Naga recently participated at the TransCultural Exchange conference in Boston.
In 2002, he founded Elnafeza for Contemporary Art & Development working to create sustainable employment in rural villages and communities in Egypt by reviving the traditional craft of papermaking. His process addresses a number of challenges in the community, including providing skills and work to the unemployed, women, and the disabled; recycling agricultural waste which would otherwise be burned; and creating new markets for paper products and art.

Hosted by: Art Club

Online Location: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83212361507?pwd=VW96Rm1ndTdDTmhJRk9sZDA5bWNEZz09

Additional Information can be found at: https://mwcc.campuslabs.com/engage/event/6563165 LOCATION: Online

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