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Nine of these paintings have Said’s signature on them. For his 118th anniversary, the loyal art-lover and fan showcased printed and magnified versions of his original paintings in her art gallery.
Male graffitist accuses Swedish-funded project of painting over revolution to save dignity, but is called sexist by project’s leader
Connoisseurs and contemporary art critics say Art Dubai has yet to reach the level of the world’s most established markets, like Art Basel, however its emerging market feel provides a special buzz.
This year, the festival brought a new idea that brings out arts’ social responsibility.
“We are trying to represent women who are trying to find love in anything,” says El-Said
Deana Shabaan’s designs occupy the heart of the store with their oriental and boho-style that sums up the store’s spirit perfectly.
Artist Nada Baraka has her first solo-exhibition “Fractals”, where she uses abstract work to explore perceptions of the human body
Egyptian Streets met up with Ezzat Ismail Ezzat and Barbora ‘Bashka’ Jombikova, two of the driving spirits behind the event
Through music production, educational workshops and activities promoting innovation, the project aims to contribute to finding solutions to the conflict over water resources
An interview with Kim Beamish, the director of “The Tentmakers of Cairo”, which was screened at Cairo International Film Festival
With his latest installation, ‘The Beautiful Ones Are Not Yet Born’, Ibrahim Ahmed tries to expose people to power and the attractiveness it has
GebRaa attempts to revive traditional Egyptian crafts at risk of extinction
Co-directed by a German and an Egyptian, the documentary discusses education in both countries through the stories of two young girls
The actress died after complications in surgery to remove a blood clot
By relating to sex, the exhibition aims to raise awareness, encourage people to speak out and think about the topic open-mindedly
Exhibition features paintings about identity from various perspectives
Participants of the Arabic version of the reality television singing competition, The Voice, will also perform in the festival.
Due to “continuous censorship of his music”, Ramy Essam leaves Egypt for two years but he is not seeking asylum
Students launch a campaign to colour walls and stairs in Cairo
Mona Marzouk uses politically loaded themes to provoke dialogue
The competition, which is open till 1 December, accepts entries of short stories ranging 1500 and 5000 words. Five Stories will be published in Rowayat’s next issue, which will come out in January, and one writer will be awarded 2500 EGPs.
American and Egyptian films such as Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Casablanca, E.T., and Eshae’et Hob (Love Rumour) will be shown as a part of the programme
Dancers were portrayed as artists, men-stealers, victims and outgoing characters in Egyptian films through the past century
With the travelling exhibition “JAPAN: Kingdom of Characters”, the Japan Foundation examines characters like these as a radical aspect of a Japanese subculture related to anime and manga
Coalition’s secretary general says in statement that Turkish cultural centres are a “threat to national security”
After juggling between spaces, “Cairo Hackerspace” settles in studio at Townhouse Gallery
150 artists of 30 nationalities “leave their mark” on building walls of Erriadh village
“The inspiration behind my own projects comes from a desire to comment on certain aspects of our lives.”
“I hope for love and peace for Egypt and that Egyptians gather as one family around the president they elected”
Artist Taha Belal detaches text and images from their original contexts in newspapers, magazines and books, proposing different narratives