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Critic’s pick: Haris Epaminonda’s ‘Tarahi II’

At the end of October, Haris Epaminonda’s video “Tarahi II” screened during the Arab Shorts Festival at the Goethe Institute...

Helen Stuhr-Rommereim Helen Stuhr-Rommereim 5 years ago

Living in a digital world

There is a lot of art on the Internet. Most newly created art, no matter who makes it or where...

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Lacking creativity

When Ibrahim al-Dessouky, a professor of painting at Helwan University’s Faculty of Fine Arts, wanted to teach his class a...

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'Carry On,' an ambitious collaboration between Arab artists

In the heady days immediately following Mubarak’s ouster last winter, Amira Hanafi and her colleagues at the Artellewa art space,...

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Karim Bakry’s 'Missing Pieces' leaves much to be desired

“Missing Pieces,” Karim Bakry’s project on exhibition at Mashrabia Art Gallery this month, began as a response to a request...

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Alaa Abd al-Hamid’s quietly surprising sculptures

When Alaa Abd al-Hamid held his exhibition, "The Situation is Fluid," at Artellewa almost a year ago, the young sculptor...

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Conversing with the city in the Egypt Photo Marathon

The Egypt Photo Marathon is a mental and visual challenge, a game in which the competition is equal parts endurance...

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Alternative News Agency creates a space for an important conversation

Since the Alternative News Agency (ANA), a workshop and publication project organized by the Contemporary Image Collective (CIC), was first...

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In 'Dust,' the past is present

Xenia Nikolskaya’s collection of photographs, “Dust,” currently on display in the Townhouse first floor gallery space, opens the doors to...

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Ajam Band retrieves and reproduces Iranian musical heritage

Ajam Band is not just a musical group; it is a project of cultural preservation and revitalization. Their music is...

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'Egypt Above All': Ramzy Mustafa's naïve revolutionary vision

Ramzy Mustafa’s new exhibition in the Bab Gallery at the Museum of Modern Egyptian Art employs many of the familiar...

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Art and revolution, revisited in two new documentaries

Sometimes certain questions are asked over and over again, because the answers they provoke are never satisfying. In Cairo since...

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Bands to watch: Youssra El-Hawary

Youssra El-Hawary seems to have a magic touch. Her music video for the song “Al-Soor” (“The Wall”), the first video...

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The metro comes to Ard al-Lewa with 'Shubra Line'

The exhibition space at Artellewa is not typical of white-cube galleries. It may be, technically, a white cube, but the...

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