Archive for May 6th, 2012

Art therapy Heisa Island Aswan Characters of Egypt

Art therapy works its way through Egyptian culture

While seeking mental help can be a taboo in Egyptian society, Ahram Online talks to Egypt’s only art psychotherapist along with two art therapy practitioners to discover how art therapy manages to cross that barrier [Originally published in Ahram Online] Therapy has always made many uncomfortable. The mere thought of sitting with a stranger and […]

Noon Creative Enterprise Theater disability Egypt

People with different abilities remind society of their rights

You Can’s initiative to support people with different abilities puts on a play that resulted from a two-month workshop on the hardships of people with different abilities face in El Nahda Center for Arts and Sciences [Originally published in Ahram Online] “We are not disabled, we are differently abled,” is the motto of many that […]

Bussy Project at D-CAF Sondos Shabayek Censorship Egypt

Bussy Project tells untold stories of women in D-CAF

The Bussy Project performs deleted scenes from their monologues on women’s issues as part of the absent art component of the visual arts programme of the Downtown Contemporary Arts Festival [Originally published in Ahram Online] ———————————— From an autocratic government to a parliament dominated by Islamists, the topic of censorship on creative expression — whether […]