Archive for the ‘Photojournalism’ Category

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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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PHOTO GALLERY: Graffiti artists spray paint Cairo in memory of Port Said Martyrs

The week after the tragic events in Port Said, graffiti artists and friends of the martyrs spray paint Cairo in their honour [Published in Ahram Online] The clashes in Port Said left 74 dead and hundreds injured. Most of the martyrs were young students, the youngest of whom, Anas, was only 14 years old. The […]

A fisheye look at #Jan25 2012

Just got myself a nice new fish eye lens extension! So decided to take all the photos from the Jan 25 march heading to Tahrir with it. Sometimes we just need a new perspective to look at something we’ve seen before. Although, no protest over the past year was as big as Jan25 2012.  

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Photograpy: Artists March for Freedom of Expression – الفنانين في مسيرة للدفاع عن حرية الابداع

Today from the Opera to Parliament the Front to Defend Creative Freedoms organised a march to demand freedom of creative expression with no boundaries, censorship or monitoring to be ensured by the new parliament. The march reached about 2,000 people at its peak. They issued a statement that was to be read by their spokes […]

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Kasr El Einy Street Street Battle Dec 18 – معركة شارع القصر العيني ١٨ ديسمبر

Following days of the army brutally and unjustifiably attacking peaceful protesters the army has set up yet another concrete wall on Kasr El Einy street along with barbed wires on Sheikh Rihan (Off Kasr El Einy) and the stone battles continue from a distance. This is fast turning into Mohamed Mahmoud.  

Graffiti Found in Cairo. Translation: Their Weapon, Our Weapon.

Compilation of photos showing army brutality this weekend – تجميع الصور التي تظهر وحشية الجيش في نهاية هذا الاسبوع

These photos were not taken by me. However, I felt the need to compile them all into one place to get a clear vision of what monsters we are dealing with. Also, as a way to make it easier to share and disseminate.  Don’t underestimate the power of photos and videos. They have taken us […]