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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, […]

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Photo Gallery: 2 Be Continued Festival in Falaki Theatre

The organisers of the fifth annual 2B Continued Festival helped young Egyptian artists to develop their performances which, premiered on Thursday at Falaki Theatre in Cairo. — Photos published in Ahram Online. Each of the companies who developed their performances with their mentors were given strict parameters to work with: a thirty-minute time limit, a […]

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 […]

Ramy Sebei in Behna

Photo Gallery: Syrian musician brings historic art space to life

Ramy Sebei, a Syrian musician who uses his acoustic guitar to tell stories of the Syrian revolution and his personal experiences, performed in Wekalet Behna, Gudran Association for Arts and Development’s space as part of the Oufuqy Music Festival in Alexandria. Wekalet Behna was once the office for Behna Films, a distribution company which worked throughout the 30s, […]

Janaklees Alexandria

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 […]

Qulaan Wadi El Gemal Hamata Red Sea Egypt Beach

Photo Gallery: The untouched beaches of Egypt’s south

Unknown even to many Egyptians, southern Egypt is home to several protected beaches of unparalleled natural beauty and splendour — Published in Ahram Online. In southern Egypt’s Wadi Al-Gemal protectorate, which sits on over 7,450 square kilometres of land, lie two beaches featuring exquisite natural beauty, clear waters and an array of wildlife co-existing with their […]

gilberto gil dina cairo jazz fest

PHOTO GALLERY: Cairo Jazz Festival opens with spectacular performances

Photo gallery on Cairo Jazz Festival’s opening night in Azhar park featuring Gilberto Gil, Dina El-Wedidi, Ribab Fusion and others — Published in Ahram Online. ———-

Massar Egbari

Photo Gallery: Massar Egbari rock Bibliotheca Alexandrina

Alexandria’s biggest independent music band put on a big show for a diverse crowd on 30 December to end 2012 on a positive revolutionary note – originally published in Ahram Online. Massar Egbari had a line up filling two hours of mostly their oriental rock originals with a few covers of Arabic classics. The crowd […]

Ganzeer MoFa Virus is Spreading Art Revolution Egypt

Photo Gallery: Ganzeer’s ‘The Virus is Spreading’ in Cairo

Artist Mohamed Fahmy, better known as Ganzeer, has turned the fine arts space of Safarkhan Gallery into a colourful array of painted walls, simulating the Cairo street experience. Gallery originally published in Ahram Online. Ongoing till 1 November, the exhibition brings the politically driven energy of the street to the exhibition space. Other Cairo artists […]

Like Jelly Mashrou3 El Mareekh Sufi Open Mic Cairo Egypt

In Photos: Like Jelly Live

In addition to being dear friends, these are amazing people who use their talent to mirror society in such a way that is more than necessary in post-revolutionary times. Drawing their inspiration from contemporary Egyptian culture and society, Like Jelly’s music makes fun of absolutely everybody, pushes the boundaries set forth by society, and maintains their right […]