TOPIC art in public space
9th Cairo Video Festival: Decentralization, representation and potentiality
Ash Moniz | What does it mean to have a city-specific festival, when different localities within a city can each
The end of revolution, the return of nostalgia: Hany Rashed’s Baba Museum
Sara Elkamel | “Nostalgia has returned, stronger than ever,” Rashed tells me.
Nassim el-Raqs: A dance of mythical creatures on Alexandria’s streets
Randa Ali | Dance festival Nassim el-Raqs is one of Egypt's few remaining contemporary public space art events
In conversation: Aly Sobhy and Menna El-Laithy on becoming actors in Egypt
Heba El-Sherif | The performing arts couple talk family, career choices, social theater and hope
Video: Multicultural circus show tours the north of Egypt
Rowan El Shimi | This 5-minute video follows high-spirited performers in Port Said and finds out what the audience think.
The art disasters that led to a ban on unauthorized work on public statues
Jano Charbel | Jano Charbel looks back at a few of the kitsch, offensive and bizarre public statues that have graced
City Shadows and a DIY toolkit for art in abandoned spaces
Rowan El Shimi | Mahatat's City Shadows exhibition in Port Said was a good start to a pioneering project centered around
Atfal al-Shawarea: A fatherly fear of sarcasm and the street
Mohamed Hamama and Shady Zalat | It started on the internet but may end in the street, which the regime thinks it can totally control
Q&A with eL Seed: Changing perceptions
Aimee Dawson | “We aren’t the zabaleen — the rest of Cairo is.”
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