TOPIC Contemporary Image Collective (CIC)
A letter about a nostalgic art tour: A screening and three exhibitions in Cairo
Andeel | You were probably expecting this in a different format, but we’re living in a different time now
On part of PhotoCairo6: What does ‘art is for all’ mean?
Mohamed Abdel Raouf | On slowly realizing the circle of courage to create and consume art is wide enough for everyone
On part of PhotoCairo6: Enormous parents and the fear of falling
Mariam Ibrahim | Thinking about nation, family, Hosni Mubarak, obedience and rewriting the past
On a part of PhotoCairo 6: Defying romanticized notions of motherhood
Menna Ekram | Real, crude, honest and relatable accounts of mother-daughter relationships
Evasive Routes: Art that reflects a current desperation, and a little hope
Ismail Fayed | The claustrophobic feeling of things repeating themselves without the possibility of a different outcome.
In conversation: On Mohamed Allam’s The Contents of the Grocery Bag
Lara El Gibaly and Yomna Osman | Talking about Mohamed Allam's recent show of video art at the Contemporary Image Collective.
Mental imprisonment and OMG I can’t believe this dictatorship
Andeel | Even watching movies can make me feel like a subject of research in which my reactions are strictly linked
CIC show allows psychology and emotion to triumph
Ismail Fayed | Chronic: On Psychological Exhaustion as a Public State, which shows at the Contemporary Image Collective
CIC’s portfolio review: On narcissism and constructing aesthetic objects
Ismail Fayed | Creation always invites a particular kind of narcissism and social media reinforces that, says Ismail
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