Archive for January, 2014

Mahatat Damietta

Harnessing the security vacuum, artists rode 2013 work into public space

Ahram Online highlights five 2013 unique art projects that engaged passersby in the public spaces of Cairo, Alexandria, Damietta and Ras Al-Barr — Published in Ahram Online. —————- As Egypt seals its third year since the onset of the revolution in 2011, questions of access to public space, rights and regulations continue to loom in […]

Exhibition Viennoise Revolution

PHOTO GALLERY: Horreya Exhibition | Temporary Revolution Museum

Horreya Exhibition | Temporary Revolution Museum, a set on Flickr. Only a few metres away from a number of protest sites in the heart of downtown Cairo, four artists have set up an exhibition of art pieces entitled ‘Freedom’ at the makeshift ‘Revolution Museum’ in the Hotel Viennoise. Born from a conversation between visual artists […]

Theatre Iran Egypt Play

Ancient Persian legends on contemporary Egyptian stage

Employing paintings, actors and a violin, a simple setting enriched with history and meaning, director Sabry Zekry presents a story of past and present in ‘In Once Upon a Time, Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow’ – Article published in Ahram Online by me and Soha Elsirgany Like a fairytale, we are carried into the story through […]

Nadine Hammam Forever Exhibition Art Cairo

From ‘Tank Girl’ to exploring love: Nadine Hammam invites viewers into her artworks

Nadine Hammam’s new series, currently on display at ArtTalks in Zamalek, explores romantic relationships and breakups using shattered mirrors and acrylic on canvas — published in Ahram Online. Nadine Hammam’s fourth Solo Exhibition ‘WHY’ opened on 10 December in Zamalek’s Arttalks and features her signature style of mixed media using multi-layered, strong-coloured acrylic paints and […]