Posts Tagged ‘Tunisia’

Artwork by Ganzeer in Zamalek

Provokant genug

An article I worked on with my colleague Fatma Aydemir during my internship at Taz about a conference hosted by Goethe in Berlin on ‘Transformation and Culture’ in Egypt and Tunisia In Tunesien wird die Kunst attackiert, die ägyptische Regierung hat andere Prioritäten: Perspektiven von der Konferenz „Transformation und Kultur“. Zum zweiten Jahrestag der ersten […]

Photo: Bassam Al-Zoghby

Tunisia’s Nawel Ben Kraiem uses music for social change at Hayy Festival (VIDEO)

Nawel Ben Kraiem travels from France to Cairo for a performance at the Hayy Festival, energising audiences in a politically turbulent time – Originally published in Ahram Online. ——————— With her charming smile, radiating energy and compelling stage presence, Tunisia’s Nawel Ben Kraiem took to El-Geneina’s stage on Thursday 25 July. She brought audiences to […]

The domino effect

The Future: Arab Revolutions and Arab Unity

Ever since Tunisia’s uprising started, we’ve seen many across the Arab world. Egypt followed Tunisia’s uprising on January 25th, and 18 days later successfully toppled the thirty year dictator Hosni Mubarak. During the Egyptian uprising we’ve seen similar ones in Jordan, successfully removing their government, Yemen, where the struggles continues till now. The day after […]