Posts Tagged ‘Downtown Cairo’

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Passageways redefined: Investigating Downtown Cairo’s in-betweens

Egyptian and Danish artists and architects gathered for four days to present intervention concepts for two pedestrian passageways in Downtown Cairo, raising further questions on the cracks between structures — Published in Ahram Online. ———- Eight young Egyptian and Danish architects and artists came together for four days through the Cairo Downtown Passages workshop, closely […]

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D-CAF third edition: On performances, public space and the future

As the Downtown Contemporary Arts Festival’s third edition comes to a close, Ahram Online reflects on the event’s celebrations, challenges and aspirations — Published in Ahram Online. —– The third edition of the Downtown Contemporary Arts Festival (D-CAF) came to a close on Friday 11 April in Shehrazade with La Voix est Libre, a multidisciplinary […]

Cairobserver Print

Cairobserver’s second print edition resumes conversation on city life

The crowdfunded second print edition of Cairobserver features pieces on urban development and culture with a focus on popular initiatives to make living in the capital a healthier experience — Published in Ahram Online. ————- Cairobserver, a high quality blog on the urban development of Cairo and city life in general, has published its second […]

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Downtown Cairo’s urban regeneration looks to its artists

Downtown Cairo’s urban heritage is undeniable, but with decades of deterioration, can artists play a meaningful role in its regeneration? — Published in Ahram Online. —— The Downtown Contemporary Arts Festival (D-CAF) starting this weekend is not merely an opportunity to catch a few shows and indulge in culture from all over the world, but […]

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Cairo’s biggest arts festival to start this week

Downtown Contemporary Arts Festival (D-CAF) brings theatre performances, music, film, digital visual art and workshops to Cairo between 4 and 28 April — Published in Ahram Online. ——- In its second edition, the Downtown Contemporary Arts Festival (D-CAF) takes over downtown Cairo during April for a month of events across multiple disciplines.D-CAF this year brings […]