Cairo in Context: Art and Change in the Middle East

Grafitti in Cairo referencing Aliaa ElMahdy

Cairo in Context: Art and Change in the Middle East

Cairo in Context | Female Problems

Cairo in Context: Art and Change in the Middle East

Cairo in Context | Female Problems

How have the ways of representing, questioning or challenging gender in the visual arts changed in Egypt over the past year?

A specialist sorts through books damaged in the fire at the Institut d'Egypte. Image from mauriceincairo.blogspot.com

Cairo in Context: Art and Change in the Middle East

Cairo in Context | Alluring Archives: On Memory, Omission, and Research in an Unstable Region

Cairo in Context: Art and Change in the Middle East

Cairo in Context | Alluring Archives: On Memory, Omission, and Research in an Unstable Region

Researchers working in the Middle East/North Africa region are challenged by a confusing bureaucracy, making access to archives and primary sources difficult.

Ganzeer, "Mask of Freedom" sticker

Cairo in Context: Art and Change in the Middle East

Cairo in Context | One Year Later: The Myth of Art in the Arab Spring

Cairo in Context: Art and Change in the Middle East

Cairo in Context | One Year Later: The Myth of Art in the Arab Spring

How does art function in times of conflict? This new column looks at art’s importance, and its political potential, in post-revolutionary Egypt.

Ania Szremski

Cairo in Context: Art and Change in the Middle East

New Column | Cairo in Context: Art and Change in the Middle East

Cairo in Context: Art and Change in the Middle East

New Column | Cairo in Context: Art and Change in the Middle East

The Art21 Blog debuts a new column focusing on the art scene in Cairo and the Middle East region.