Posts Tagged ‘Revolution’

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 […]

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Revolution film ‘Winter of Discontent’ screens at Cairo Int’l Film Festival

The lauded film ‘Winter of Discontent’ takes a profound and unique angle during Egypt’s revolution, but leaves the audience murmuring on the director’s absence at the film’s screening at the Cairo International Film Festival – Originally published in Ahram Online. ———— Set with the Egyptian revolution as the backdrop, Winter of Discontent (El-Sheta Ele Fat) […]

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 […]

Tahrir: Friday of Martyrs & Wounded

On Friday December 2nd, Tahrir Square saw a protest within the sit-in that had thousands of people in honour of the martyrs and wounded. This protest and the sit-in had the same demands. A new civil transitional council that would oversee the turn of Egypt into a real democracy as SCAF has obviously failed to […]

Out of the Picture: Shaabi Music at Geneina Theatre

Article written for Ahram Online but not published. El Geineina theatre push boundaries in their search for underground talents bringing shaabi music from the streets and weddings to the stage. On Thursday night, Geneina hosted artists associated with weddings and gigs at neighbourhoods such as Al-Salam, Al-Mattaria and Embaba on their stage. The line up […]

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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: Portsaid the revolutionary seaside city

Some friends and I tried to go to Rafah on May 15th to protest in solidarity with what should have been the third Palestinian Intifada. However, due to the army crackdown on all entrances to Sinai all the way to Arish (read more about our failed attempt here) we ended up not going further than […]

SCAF's relationship with Egyptian PM Essam Sharaf

Why the SCAF & Their Speech are Completely Ridiculous

On February 1st 2011, Mubarak gave his second speech, that annoyed the hell out of most Egyptians but somehow managed to touch the heart of some (He spoke of dying in Egypt, his service to Egypt and how much he loves this country, and let’s face it, we are highly emotional people who often show […]

Statement from Sinai Tribes regarding Egyptian revolution – بيان بدو سينا عن الثورة المصرية

Through my involvement in Characters of Egypt, which is a non-profit festival aiming to ounite tribes from all over Egypt and provide them with a platform to share their cultural expressions as well as cooperate for their development and promote sustainable tourism in Egypt, I was sent this statement that the Bedouins of Sinai released yesterday. […]

Why Mubarak’s speech was simply too little too late

Feb 2, 2011 I write this during the first hour that we as Egyptians have had the internet back since last thursday. For that I would like to thank the current regime for being oh-so-generous. You guys are awesome. Thanks. For the past eight days Egypt has seen an unprecedented uprising. I don’t know if […]