Posts Tagged ‘Art’

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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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Hottest Winter Destinations: Go South, to Minya

An article I wrote for Egypt Today Specials, which is the online portal offering a more personal perspective on current affairs and lifestyle in Egypt, about Minya. The article looks at Minya as a touristic destination, art initiatives in Minya and alternative travel. [Published in Egypt Today] ——————————————————- As a child I found flying a […]

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Hydrarchy: Cairo’s CIC hosts sea exhibition

Contemporary Image Collective (CIC) Cairo hosts “Hydrarchy – Transitional & Transformative Seas,” an exhibition and symposium exploring the seas as socio-economic, cultural and political spaces. [Article published in Ahram Online] “Hydrarchy – Transitional & Transformative Seas” opened Friday 9 December and features the works of six artists, filmmakers along with a group of researchers. This […]

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Celebrating Egyptian sculptor Mahmoud Mokhtar 120th birthday

On what would be Mahmoud Mokhtar’s 120th birthday, we can celebrate the Egyptian nationalistic sculptor’s legacy, reviving the art of sculpting after being lost in the midst of centuries of wars and foreign occupation [Published in Ahram Online] ——————————————– Cairenes often pass by the “Egyptian Renaissance” statue in front of the Giza Zoo, or the […]