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Ismail Fayed
 

Ismail Fayed is an independent writer and researcher, based in Cairo. He has been writing on contemporary artistic practices since 2007.

 
Opinion
Ismail Fayed
Death of a hegemon: Mid-century Egyptian music in Beirut
The term "hishik bishik" is an Egyptian expression to denote cabaret-like performance, especially one
Ismail Fayed
Notes on belly-dance
I’d like to make a few notes on belly-dance beyond the moral debate around justifying it as a non-sexual
 
 
features
A future possible?
Ismail Fayed | The Berlin Biennale tries to evade an established historical narrative without looking elsewhere
The Lion and the Brown Witch: Reflections on this year’s Africa-focused Festival Theaterformen
Ismail Fayed | Ismail Fayed reflects on Festival Theaterformen’s Africa-focused program in Brunswick, Germany
Grasping the messianic moment
Ismail Fayed | A reflection on the 2016 “Mada Encounters” seminar on history and culture
Egypt’s Cinematic Gems: The Open Door
Ismail Fayed | Ismail Fayed explores Henry Barakat’s adaptation of Latifa al-Zayat’s 'The Open Door'
Egypt’s Cinematic Gems: Love’s Last Story
Ismail Fayed | Raafat al-Mihi’s third feature combines symbolism with an unflinching awareness of reality
On poignant politics and precarious monuments
Ismail Fayed | A review of Mahmoud Khaled’s new exhibition, A New Commission for an Old State
 
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