Archive for June, 2013

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VIDEO: Musicians occupy Alexandrian streets

Artists occupying public space to present their work is not new to Egypt; since the revolution erupted in 2011, Egypt’s main city squares and streets have seen an array of public performances, bringing art into people’s lives – Published in Ahram Online. “Mini-Mobile Concerts” in Alexandria is one such intervention. The performance is the brainchild […]

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Janaklees fills a visual void in Alexandria’s art scene

Review of the opening for Janaklees for Visual Arts, a film collective-turned-art-space that aims to help filmmakers from thought-to-product, thereby supporting film and contemporary arts in the Mediterranean city – Published in Ahram Online. ——————————— Janaklees for Visual Arts hosted several film screenings, installations and live music and video art – all with an experimental […]

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Mapping Cairo’s initiatives to foster collaboration

Cairo Urban Initiatives Platform (CUIP) invites initiatives across the huge capital to use their database, map and calendar to increase collaboration and ensure no one must reinvent the wheel – Published in Ahram Online. ————————– Launched in April, the Cairo Urban Initiatives Platform (CUIP in short) functions in Arabic and English as an interactive map showcasing […]