Tag Archives: Egypt

Basim Magdy, "13 Essential Rules for Understanding the World," 2011. Super 8 film transferred to HD video. 5 min. 16 sec. Courtesy Newman Popiashvili Gallery, New York, Hunt Kastner, Prague and artSümer, Istanbul.

Another Side of Reality: An Interview with Basim Magdy

Another Side of Reality: An Interview with Basim Magdy

Basim Magdy talks about his childhood in Cairo, becoming an artist, and his experimental films.

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Access 100 Artists: Get Involved!

Access 100 Artists: Get Involved!

Art21′s Director of Education, Rosanna Flouty, sends out a call to action. Get involved with our latest initiative, Access 100 Artists, and host a screening!

Photo courtesy of Rowan El Shimi via Flickr

Revolution 2.1

Revolution 2.1 | The Dictator Will Be Tagged: Power, Revolution Graffiti and the Deconstructed Superhero

Revolution 2.1

Revolution 2.1 | The Dictator Will Be Tagged: Power, Revolution Graffiti and the Deconstructed Superhero

TheArt21 Blog’s newest column debuts today!

Transmission

Transmission

Transmission | An Interview with Nader Sadek: the Lexicon of “In the Flesh”: Petroleum, Death Metal, Masks, Hair, and Sulpher

Transmission

Transmission | An Interview with Nader Sadek: the Lexicon of “In the Flesh”: Petroleum, Death Metal, Masks, Hair, and Sulpher

Amelia Ishmael talks to Nader Sadek about the visual lexicon that informs his art and music.

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?

Man wakeboarding in the Nile, January 28, 2011. Photo by Lindsay Lawson.

Interesting Times

Interesting Times

May you live in interesting times… This ambiguously Chinese curse implies that interesting (i.e. historically significant) times are usually not peaceful ones. They are times of change and therefore, times …