Posts Tagged ‘Cairo’

Cairo Metro Sexual HArassment Play Theater Hara TV

Interactive play on sexual harassment rides Cairo’s metro

Ahram Online rode the underground with Noon Creative Enterprise as they put on one of their dozens of performances over the past two weeks in Cairo’s metro cars, opening conversations with commuters on sexual harassment — Published in Ahram Online. —- Recently, media coverage of sexual harassment – or perhaps more accurately gang rapes – […]

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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 […]

Cairo: Live it like a local

In this article for Tour Egypt, I was giving travel advice to Cairo visitors who wish to do something alternative to visiting the pyramids and taking a stroll in Khan El Khalili. Full article here.

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Graffiti artist Banksy’s first film to be screened in Cairo

Following a surge of interest in street art, an award-winning film by famous graffiti artist Banksy will be screened. My original headline for this article was “This is not a film review” playing on the “This is not a photo opportunity” line that Banksy spray paints everywhere as well as letting readers know that it […]

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Tahrir Monologues: A trip back in time to the 18 days that changed Egypt

On Thursday 26 May in the Rawabet Theatre, a group of youths took their audience back to the 18 days of protests in Tahrir through monologues telling the real stories of Egyptians who lived through the experience [Published in Ahram Online] —————————————– “We are trying to find our way back to Tahrir Square,” 25-year-old Sondos […]

Photography: Cairo’s Oldest Street El Moez & Khan El Khalili Market

Moez Street has structures that have been up for the past 1000 years. Cairo as we know it today grew around it and it still remained. The government renovated it a couple of years ago. Now post revolution its not being taken care of though.    

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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 […]

Egyptian army shows its true colours

On January 25th, various Egyptians across different spectrums took the streets in peaceful protest demanding the removal of the regime, bread, freedom and human dignity. The 18 days of protests that inspired people around the world caused many changes, the most notable of them was the resignation of Mubarak. Egypt’s streets spent the night of […]