Open to the public:
Sunday -Thursday
10 am : 6 pm

 Cairo, Egypt
4th Floor, 22 Abdel Khalek Tharwat, Downtown Cairo

About CIC

The Contemporary Image Collective (CIC) is an independent non-profit art initiative founded in Cairo in 2004. CIC’s mission spans contemporary art and educational programming that responds to and develops artistic practice, engagement, and discourse.


CIC maintains an open access library space with wireless internet, reading area and list of over 2000 titles of books, periodicals and DVDs. The library primarily focuses on exhibition catalogues, artist books, monographs, and critical theory covering various mediums. A particular focus is photography.