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A crisis of desire: Noor Naga on her debut poetry collection ‘Washes, Prays’
| When Alexandrian writer Noor Naga won the prestigious Bronwen Wallace Award for Emerging Writers in 2017,
16 May 2020
22 min read
The end of revolution, the return of nostalgia: Hany Rashed’s Baba Museum
| “Nostalgia has returned, stronger than ever,” Rashed tells me.
29 July 2019
Cairo Contemporary Dance School (CCDC)
21 min read
nasa4nasa: The Cairo-based dance collective leaps from Instagram to the squash court
| In December 2016, an Instagram account appeared under the name “nasa4nasa.” Its first post was a
15 April 2019
10 min read
The Giza Zoo as colonial archive
| Bryony Dunne spotlights the establishment’s layered history in Istanbul show
18 March 2019
30 min read
‘Trying hard to get out of my skin’: A conversation on Waguih Ghali’s multiple selves
| On Waguih Ghali's birthday, a talk with Zainab Magdy about the writer and his life
25 February 2019
17 min read
Huda Lutfi creates a captivating world of silence in AUC show
| Instead of the outside world of Cairo, we’re seeing the inside world of Huda.
22 February 2019
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| How can we grow old when the world never stopped making children of us, over and over again?
17 February 2020
What we talk about when we talk about trees
| We are left with two choices: to withdraw entirely or to talk about trees. How do we create a third?
9 December 2019
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Omar Robert Hamilton
| Can the climate emergency show us how to see through the political stasis of our current regimes?
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