Ismail Fayed
 

Ismail Fayed is an independent writer and researcher, based in Cairo. He has been writing on contemporary artistic practices since 2007.

 
Opinion
Ismail Fayed
Mada’s feminist roundtables 01 | Justice now: A feminist moment of reckoning
Each roundtable brings together feminist activists, intellectuals, academics, lawyers and more.
Ismail Fayed
On queerness and the jargon of authenticity
a utopia free of any Western influence only exists in the delusions of some postcolonial academics
Ismail Fayed
Waiting for apocalypse: Egypt at a crossroads
What the apocalypse and the uprisings across the Arab world teach us, is that we are not alone
 
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features
The thin thread between misogyny and emancipation
Ismail Fayed | Faten Hamama gives a rare, realistic portrayal of the frustration experienced by women in Egypt
The Open Secret
Ismail Fayed | Ismail Fayed offers notes on this year’s Joburg Art Fair
Poison into medicine: On watching Poisonous Roses
Ismail Fayed | Ismail Fayed reviews Ahmed Fawzi Saleh’s debut feature film, Poisonous Roses
Hijacking the contemporary
Ismail Fayed | Ismail Fayed reflects on Egyptian artist Imane Ibrahim’s first solo show at Townhouse
A future possible?
Ismail Fayed | The Berlin Biennale tries to evade an established historical narrative without looking elsewhere
The Lion and the Brown Witch: Reflections on this year’s Africa-focused Festival Theaterformen
Ismail Fayed | Ismail Fayed reflects on Festival Theaterformen’s Africa-focused program in Brunswick, Germany
 
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