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AUK Students Promote Environmental Conservation at REUSE 2014

The American University of Kuwait (AUK) will be participating in the REUSE Recycled Art Competition held at the Avenues Mall between 9-11 January.

During the exhibition, twelve AUK students will showcase their artwork. The artworks are made of reused or re-purposed materials that promote environmental conservation. Most of the artwork has been created in Art and Graphic Design Department Professor George Bauer's courses, however any AUK student could enter work.

The participating artwork was selected based on a competition held last month at AUK. The finalists will compete against other local universities next week for the Kuwait grand prize, which will be awarded to the most creative and well produced exhibited work. The winner(s) will be determined through public voting at the exhibit.

The AUK delegation, led by Professor William Andersen of the Art and Graphic Design Department, will consist of the following 12 students:

  • Jumana Al-Refei - Old is Gold
  • Mohammed Al Hamad - Caffeinated Light
  • Ahmed A Mohammed - Robot Attack Elite Force
  • Maitha Al Jassmi - Thinking Silver
  • Manal Adra - Pixelated Starry Night (currently on view at the AUK Library)
  • Tamara Hamzah - Wire Tree
  • Dalal Ali - Party Light
  • Afnan Al Sendi - Clip it On
  • Moustafa El Khashab - Metallic Stallion
  • Fanar Al-Obaid - Carambar-ized Fortune Teller
  • Farah Madi & Ahmad Hamzah - Cobra
REUSE is a program initiated by en.v - an initiative dedicated to promoting social responsibility in the Arab world, in partnership with Zain Telecommunications to promote environmental sustainability and community participation in Kuwait. The program includes activities such as educational roadshows and competitions, community events, online environmental campaigns and workshops that will take place throughout the year. The exhibit will be open at The Avenues Phase III (between Bath & Body Works and Puma, as well as between Faces and Perfumerie d'Exception)from 10AM to 10PM starting Thursday, January 9th and will continue until Saturday, January 11th of 2014. - See more at: http://bit.ly/1hqeaoI


Images from the Exhibition held at AUK









Released by the Office of Public Affairs on the 9th January 2014

Photography by the Office of Public Affairs (C) 2014


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