Archive for the ‘Video’ Category

Photo by Mostafa Abd El Aty

Dutch, Egyptian dancers take on Downtown Cairo, Alexandria

D-CAF’s Urban Visions programme brings dance to the streets of Cairo and Alexandria; Dutch troupe The 100Hands return with a new performance featuring Egyptian dancers — video published on Ahram Online. In Cairo’s Alfy Street, and in a passageway next to Alexandria’s Abo Ragab Cafe, Dutch troupe The 100Hands, presented their newest performance, ‘Running Nucleus,’ […]

Art Dubai

Art Dubai Coverage | Photography & Video

Two videos produced during my stay in Dubai to attend the 8th Edition of the Middle-East’s biggest art fair Art Dubai — published in Ahram Online ——- The 8th Art Dubai, hosted in Madinet Jumeirah, features works by over 500 artists estimated to be worth $40-45 million. The works on display are divided between Modern, […]

Behna Film Selections Alexandria Film Art

VIDEO: Wekalet Behna fuses visual arts, cinema, film heritage in Alexandria

What was once the office of one of Egypt’s largest film distribution companies is now a contemporary workspace for audio-visual arts in Alexandria — Published in Ahram Online. Last Friday saw the official opening of Wekalet Behna, an art space focused on audio-visual arts in Alexandria. The space was once the office of Behna Films […]

Walls Downtown Cairo

VIDEO: Egypt’s authorities remove downtown walls after two years

On Wednesday 5th February police and military personnel bring down the large security wall blocking Qasr El Aini street, a major thoroughfare into Tahrir Square. The wall was erected in late 2011 to prevent protesters from gaining access to the nearby interior ministry’s headquarters and the buildings housing Egypt’s upper house of parliament and cabinet […]

Outa Hamra Street Clowns Egypt

Outa Hamra stirs up change with street clowning, social theatre: VIDEO

Theatre troupe Outa Hamra has spent the last three years touring Egypt with street clowning performances, theatrical sketches on refugee issues and working on drama therapy with NGOs — Published in Ahram Online. ——— To bring a smile and get a chuckle out of a person may seem like an easy task, but in the […]

Islamic Arts Museum

VIDEO: Severe damage at Museum of Islamic Art after nearby blast

UNESCO delegates visit Museum of Islamic Art to assess damage to the building and artefacts following bombing; antiquities minister announces number of destroyed items — published in Ahram Online. Delegates from UNESCO and the International Council of Museums visit the Museum of Islamic Art in Cairo to assess the damage, cost of restoration and technical […]

Taxi Vent Ahram Online

Review: Al-Kamissi’s Taxi adapted for Cairo stage (VIDEO)

Taxi, the best-selling Egyptian novel, has been adapted for the stage in a highly interactive and innovative style by The Thousand Tongues theatre company — published in Ahram Online. —- Bilingual theatre company The Thousand Tongues is currently presenting its first show, an adaptation of Khaled Al-Khamissi’s novel Taxi, at Vent in downtown Cairo. The […]

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 […]

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Ein hohes Maß an Verbundenheit (VIDEO)

This article was published in the Taz newspaper in Germany about Egypt’s Al Nour Wal Amal blind girls orchestra performing in Berlin. Below a video about the performance published in Ahram Online. ———————- BESUCH AUS ÄGYPTEN Ein blindes Frauenorchester spielt in der Urania – Proteste am Rand des Konzerts Auf Einladung der ägyptischen Botschaft in […]

VIDEO: Eftekasat mix Sufi chanting with oriental jazz

Joined by Sufi chanted Mohamed El-Rannan, Eftekasat band put on their annual ‘Sufi Jazz Tour’ this Ramadan – originally published in Ahram Online. ————-