Welcome to East-West:
The Art of Dialogue
An initiative to enhance critical understanding and cooperation amongst young emerging leaders in the Arab World and the West through a global exchange project.
The second Gabr Fellowship program will be taking place in Egypt and the United States in 2014. The application process is now open.
Latest News & Media Coverage
The dates have been announced for the second Gabr Fellowship Program - which will run from May to June 2014.
Eve Khan's article on Orientalist Art for The New York Times comments on Shafik Gabr's collection and his book, "Masterpieces of Orientalist Art: The Shafik Gabr Collection."
The East-West Initiative
The initiative allows young emerging leaders to participate in exchange programs between the Middle East, Europe and the United States.
The initiative was launched in London, Washington and New York.
It has been set up by the Shafik Gabr Foundation, and inspired by the Orientalist traveler painters.